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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 01950 (NEWBURYPORT, MA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 01950*
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 1,627
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,105 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,507
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,649 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 423
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,530
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 17,733 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,314 2
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,748
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 19,160
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .110
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,509 2
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 17,412 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 17,891

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 83,938 0 0 0 83,938 208,734 NA
    1989 81,553 99 0 0 81,652 88,068 NA
    1990 267,185 55 0 0 267,240 66,334 NA
    1991 264,328 25 0 0 264,353 834,871 1,798,881
    1992 445,632 21 0 0 445,653 705,474 2,228,431
    1993 445,580 250 0 0 445,830 103,706 1,432,304
    1994 447,130 20 0 0 447,150 584,485 1,380,856
    1995 389,822 2 0 0 389,824 980,930 1,928,107
    1996 273,329 2 0 0 273,331 977,791 1,791,947
    1997 104,580 1 0 0 104,581 2,616,056 1,844,215
    1998 70,919 2 0 0 70,921 367,616 830,812
    1999 31,994 2 0 0 31,996 298,511 610,139
    2000 33,218 2 0 0 33,220 424,304 799,493
    2001 18,834 2 0 0 18,836 440,098 726,453
    2002 19,160 2 0 0 19,162 356,158 585,354
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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