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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 08829 (HIGH BRIDGE, NJ)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 08829*
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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:NICKEL
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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 2,010 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 745 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,395 17
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,389 11
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 377 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,384 13
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,759 19
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,882 14
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,395 11
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,509 13
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,525 19
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,404 13

    *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
    2000 4,745 0 0 0 4,745 111,500 4,505
    2001 4,757 0 0 0 4,757 112,528 15,789
    2002 3,525 19 0 0 3,544 83,732 26,191
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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