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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 16415 (FAIRVIEW, PA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 16415*
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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 823 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,380 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 125
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,255 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 104
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,225 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,380 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,683 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,225 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 125
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,255 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 16,359 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,204 5

    *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 45,987 0 0 0 45,987 621 NA
    1989 42,712 0 0 0 42,712 1,699 NA
    1990 73,617 0 0 0 73,617 642 NA
    1991 70,005 0 0 0 70,005 14,432 84,437
    1992 22,765 0 0 0 22,765 16,489 39,254
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1996 11,200 0 0 0 11,200 2,700 13,900
    1997 15,900 0 0 0 15,900 2,600 17,200
    1998 22,400 0 0 0 22,400 3,944 26,384
    1999 16,846 10 0 0 16,856 48,024 64,730
    2000 24,358 10 0 0 24,368 123,690 2,006,848
    2001 6,013 10 1,348 0 7,371 127,380 1,020,503
    2002 16,380 10 0 0 16,390 60,413 548,093
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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