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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 07036 (LINDEN, NJ)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 07036*
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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
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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 67,008 1,160
    Suspected Carcinogens 100,589 106
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 407,145 1,503,933
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 113,161 911
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 229,875 3,071
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 59,053 517
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 271,259 3,935
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 373,737 13,411
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 714,026 4,702
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 58,239
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 864,098 5,344
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 27,449 366
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 531,616 4,130
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,112,052 7,311
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 756,164 5,465

    *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 2,195,938 193,790 260 0 2,389,988 1,214,473 NA
    1989 2,055,060 128,222 0 0 2,183,282 768,890 NA
    1990 1,238,253 75,858 0 0 1,314,111 478,972 NA
    1991 853,806 118,867 0 0 972,673 1,441,901 18,188,768
    1992 579,509 18,065 0 0 597,574 752,616 15,702,356
    1993 749,617 26,723 0 0 776,340 876,117 16,929,546
    1994 1,095,697 23,672 0 0 1,119,369 603,994 19,231,156
    1995 1,100,257 54,163 0 0 1,154,420 796,316 16,641,997
    1996 977,454 1,610,386 0 0 2,587,840 855,044 13,374,209
    1997 761,441 1,608,371 0 0 2,369,812 1,722,216 19,084,937
    1998 1,117,371 2,109,285 0 0 3,226,656 1,654,884 32,569,315
    1999 1,139,853 2,013,909 0 0 3,153,762 6,314,889 33,379,300
    2000 1,152,912 2,223,249 0 0 3,376,161 6,319,268 32,176,320
    2001 998,219 1,924,308 0 0 2,922,527 10,072,055 34,644,836
    2002 1,145,441 1,517,377 0 0 2,662,818 2,894,724 24,662,737
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .2712 .254 0 0 .5252 8.07 8.60
    2001 .12 .23 0 0 .35 13.87 14.00
    2002 0 .25 0 0 .25 1.60 8.80
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