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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 14210 (BUFFALO, NY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 14210*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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 9,502 255
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,597
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,127 505
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,441
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,754 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,055 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,132 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11,628 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 371,816 1,219
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 9,401
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 373,859 1,469
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,170
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 362,074 974
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 380,177 1,474
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 378,383 1,474

    *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 476,670 3,664 2,250 0 482,584 1,873,335 NA
    1989 737,074 11,675 2,250 0 750,999 883,636 NA
    1990 610,925 50,561 2,270 5 663,761 1,081,148 NA
    1991 499,135 22,622 7,250 0 529,007 993,513 114,807,630
    1992 498,764 5,105 1,000 0 504,869 1,468,620 123,031,055
    1993 361,948 3,197 1,000 0 366,145 1,057,341 17,402,727
    1994 251,409 1,591 1,000 0 254,000 748,771 13,020,144
    1995 415,836 1,520 0 0 417,356 488,961 14,040,396
    1996 522,233 1,270 1,226 0 524,729 434,868 14,646,529
    1997 400,954 2,860 0 0 403,814 401,737 12,360,564
    1998 348,356 2,676 0 0 351,032 632,939 12,119,730
    1999 374,459 3,090 0 0 377,549 892,474 10,437,499
    2000 559,671 1,742 0 0 561,413 614,365 12,567,341
    2001 508,414 2,389 0 0 510,803 290,254 3,286,357
    2002 383,521 1,474 0 0 384,995 268,935 5,811,759
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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