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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 15748 (HOMER CITY, PA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 15748*
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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 2,444 254
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,304 1,582
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 398,451 1,709
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,587 18
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 386,907 1,098
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,020,210 1,823
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 30,050 817
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,516,515 3,167
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,049,616 551
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 518,400 7,228
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,042 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 515,721 6,590
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,191,036 8,241
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,187,987 4,159

    *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 11,195 0 0 0 11,195 2,010 NA
    1989 4 0 0 0 4 0 NA
    1990 4 0 0 0 4 0 NA
    1991 4 0 0 0 4 250 404
    1992 20 0 0 0 20 250 203
    1993 10 0 0 0 10 250 242
    1994 15 0 0 0 15 250 334
    1995 15 0 0 0 15 250 381
    1996 260 0 250 0 510 250 328
    1997 15 0 250 0 265 500 413
    1998 8,856,549 13,633 324,750 0 9,194,932 250 14,395,267
    1999 8,669,629 5,617 536,460 0 9,211,706 6,860 13,184,413
    2000 486,099 13,477 97,586 0 597,162 1,928 595,733
    2001 21 0 3,569 0 3,590 3,569 3,586
    2002 5,201,638 10,618 1,115,888 0 6,328,144 1,655 13,095,953
    "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 4.70 0 0 0 4.70 0 4.70
    2002 2.51 0 0 0 2.51 0 2.51
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