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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 13126 (OSWEGO, NY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 13126*
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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 49
    Suspected Carcinogens 135 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,882 339
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 47
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 61 80
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 32,548 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,513 340
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 33,968 340
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 43,367
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,909 259
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 47
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,783 81
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 46,436 340
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 44,788 260

    *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 464,470 500 0 0 464,970 888,195 NA
    1989 391,050 0 0 0 391,050 35,650 NA
    1990 226,138 250 0 0 226,388 75,365 NA
    1991 147,565 250 0 0 147,815 27,315 195,717
    1992 146,460 250 12 0 146,722 26,473 195,745
    1993 107,560 250 0 0 107,810 18,720 137,711
    1994 86,992 250 0 0 87,242 18,425 116,837
    1995 93,506 0 0 0 93,506 13,125 135,541
    1996 96,493 48 0 0 96,541 14,310 137,680
    1997 77,878 37 0 0 77,915 25,695 212,900
    1998 142,699 15 0 0 142,714 60,401 818,360
    1999 134,546 72 0 0 134,618 59,729 933,411
    2000 82,402 63 0 0 82,465 63,087 589,813
    2001 59,361 72 0 0 59,433 45,833 315,267
    2002 46,472 340 0 0 46,812 234 279,051
    "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 2.86 0 0 0 2.86 .006 124
    2001 2.83 0 0 0 2.83 .006 105
    2002 901 0 0 0 901 0 903
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