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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 15056 (LEETSDALE, PA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 15056*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 740 252
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,241 502
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 240 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,001 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 240 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 740 252
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 27,241 502
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 26,741 252
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 741 252
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 240 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,000 500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 27,241 502
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 740 252

    *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
    1989 47,500 1,250 0 0 48,750 79,250 NA
    1990 47,805 1,005 0 0 48,810 120,590 NA
    1991 60,560 3,033 0 0 63,593 64,800 152,300
    1992 56,000 515 0 0 56,515 71,658 36,367,600
    1993 37,965 760 0 0 38,725 56,900 34,297,654
    1994 38,550 2,255 0 0 40,805 44,250 57,783,400
    1995 18,900 1,655 0 0 20,555 58,350 53,698,070
    1996 5,710 1,755 0 0 7,465 2,035,905 57,711,035
    1997 7,510 1,655 0 0 9,165 5,094,720 68,857,400
    1998 10,010 1,555 0 0 11,565 2,912,165 79,027,000
    1999 11,910 1,500 0 0 13,410 3,063,170 73,970,560
    2000 29,540 505 0 0 30,045 3,121,260 88,149,900
    2001 26,825 505 0 0 27,330 2,166,105 78,132,500
    2002 27,241 502 0 0 27,743 2,302,130 77,282,023
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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