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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 06511 (NEW HAVEN, CT)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 06511*
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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:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 3,704 7
    Suspected Carcinogens 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 75,344 258
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 47,877 7
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 26,698 251
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,442
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 64,914 257
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 74,837 258
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 74,827 258
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 69,710 7
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2 7
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 74,828 251
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 78,073 501
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 71,951

    *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 214,379 2,243 0 0 216,622 178,779 NA
    1989 53,358 1,500 59 0 54,917 48,814 NA
    1990 50,451 255 59 0 50,765 12,377 NA
    1991 127,608 292 0 0 127,900 98,352 543,599
    1992 154,679 1,461 0 0 156,140 73,680 528,514
    1993 23,921 500 0 0 24,421 75,792 246,492
    1994 0 250 0 0 250 15,016 164,456
    1995 64,043 500 0 0 64,543 168,189 3,004,214
    1996 109,859 250 0 0 110,109 131,872 1,819,229
    1997 74,294 0 0 0 74,294 987,737 1,906,447
    1998 63,135 505 0 0 63,640 1,237,038 2,981,364
    1999 109,622 0 0 0 109,622 386,157 2,312,287
    2000 111,001 202 0 0 111,203 415,868 2,806,469
    2001 73,716 5 0 0 73,721 204,769 1,643,329
    2002 78,087 508 0 0 78,595 1,744,592 3,080,645
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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