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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 12979 (ROUSES POINT, NY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 12979*
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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 28,683 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28,781 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 67
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,468 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28,665 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 67
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,200 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,200 15
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,200 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,791 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,200 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,514 10

    *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 251,129 0 0 0 251,129 254,719 NA
    1989 149,026 0 0 0 149,026 360,203 NA
    1990 29,635 0 0 0 29,635 253,606 NA
    1991 24,770 0 0 0 24,770 510,290 827,484
    1992 26,435 0 15,000 0 41,435 880,903 1,005,045
    1993 37,785 0 0 0 37,785 777,237 1,161,890
    1994 36,502 156 0 0 36,658 543,578 713,266
    1995 37,800 63 0 0 37,863 462,769 542,930
    1996 44,470 12 0 0 44,482 434,205 559,610
    1997 46,363 10 0 0 46,373 1,172,475 688,218
    1998 27,549 10 0 0 27,559 995,160 1,044,799
    1999 23,779 10 0 0 23,789 1,158,566 1,181,828
    2000 1,450 0 0 0 1,450 666,150 672,900
    2001 36,060 10 0 0 36,070 2,346,111 2,395,983
    2002 31,200 15 0 0 31,215 2,522,511 2,556,634
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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