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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 12150 (ROTTERDAM JUNCTION R, NY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 12150*
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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 61,900 755
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,450 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 354,150 310
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,900 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 347,050 785
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 47,650 15
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 282,900 1,020
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 356,450 805
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 377,550 1,810
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 378,550 1,820
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 363,950 790
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 378,550 2,065
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 378,050 1,815

    *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 510,474 221,450 0 0 731,924 1,493,695 NA
    1989 461,657 238,850 0 0 700,507 614,880 NA
    1990 476,973 221,080 1,000 0 699,053 313,612 NA
    1991 446,530 19,200 5,100 0 470,830 221,350 3,478,390
    1992 475,380 16,900 1,940 0 494,220 322,080 5,103,467
    1993 449,070 8,520 755 0 458,345 193,647 4,825,195
    1994 466,570 7,505 750 0 474,825 549,235 6,313,295
    1995 494,855 9,310 0 0 504,165 1,293,085 5,726,020
    1996 513,000 7,410 0 0 520,410 1,016,685 5,190,060
    1997 536,580 10,510 1,050 0 548,140 1,826,490 4,894,205
    1998 398,155 5,960 125 0 404,240 660,775 3,238,440
    1999 395,600 5,505 7,300 0 408,405 255,055 2,664,580
    2000 417,300 2,465 10 0 419,775 386,100 2,807,165
    2001 336,705 2,275 5 0 338,985 277,225 2,118,555
    2002 379,050 2,070 0 0 381,120 1,873,915 4,307,080
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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