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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 16801 (STATE COLLEGE, PA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 16801*
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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 14,974 108
    Suspected Carcinogens 255 383
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,231 108
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,048 108
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,951
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,683
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,553 108
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,999 108
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,749 108
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 21,004 108
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,048 108
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,426
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,961 383
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,298 4,878

    *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 156,419 0 0 0 156,419 753,942 NA
    1989 113,176 0 0 0 113,176 634,887 NA
    1990 110,415 0 0 0 110,415 455,755 NA
    1991 103,927 0 0 0 103,927 431,489 534,557
    1992 98,782 0 0 0 98,782 474,518 591,240
    1993 21,711 0 0 0 21,711 789,006 843,059
    1994 2,090 0 0 0 2,090 182,488 232,915
    1995 4,134 0 0 0 4,134 656,623 1,859,846
    1996 4,562 0 0 0 4,562 1,454,621 2,497,075
    1997 6,155 0 0 0 6,155 3,773,569 1,962,457
    1998 1,898 0 0 0 1,898 2,336,984 2,621,287
    1999 8,223 6,636 0 0 14,859 2,483,929 36,126,269
    2000 7,711 9,329 0 0 17,040 2,933,000 33,285,635
    2001 15,918 5,264 0 0 21,182 3,217,456 42,864,090
    2002 22,274 4,986 0 0 27,260 2,272,397 51,205,990
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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