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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 14901 (ELMIRA, NY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 14901*
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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 2,600 15,000
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,200 23,900
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,600 15,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,600 8,900
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,600 15,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,833 15,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,200 23,900
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,200 23,900
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,833 15,000
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,600 15,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,600 8,900
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,433 23,900
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,833 15,000

    *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 305,408 0 0 0 305,408 50,100 NA
    1989 969 0 0 0 969 0 NA
    1990 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 0 NA
    1991 161,068 0 0 0 161,068 5,812 186,013
    1992 181,533 0 0 0 181,533 5,150 204,643
    1993 207,880 0 0 0 207,880 484,000 711,864
    1994 258,550 10 0 0 258,560 484,100 754,642
    1995 322,266 10 0 0 322,276 497,900 820,870
    1996 232,861 4 0 0 232,865 385,237 616,874
    1997 157,373 2 0 0 157,375 1,108,727 570,656
    1998 1,063 2 0 0 1,065 147,500 408,840
    1999 2,434 2 131,844 0 134,280 605,372 739,114
    2000 1,334 4,500 0 0 5,834 586,615 608,103
    2001 420 17,700 36,160 0 54,280 746,934 764,792
    2002 5,433 23,900 100,000 0 129,333 679,438 815,425
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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