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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 02132 (WEST ROXBURY, MA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 02132*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,126
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,126
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,565
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,126
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,126

    *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
    1995 4,266 0 0 0 4,266 4,529 8,795
    1996 8,862 0 0 0 8,862 6,929 15,791
    1997 31,235 0 0 0 31,235 57,320 59,895
    1998 73,630 0 0 0 73,630 27,510 104,630
    1999 11,170 0 0 0 11,170 29,172 40,342
    2000 8,863 0 0 0 8,863 33,058 41,921
    2001 13,596 0 0 0 13,596 89,117 102,714
    2002 12,565 0 0 0 12,565 15,487 28,052
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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