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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 17929 (CRESSONA, PA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 17929*
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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:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 310 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 500 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 560 16
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 60 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 500 15
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 60 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 85,338 21
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,060 26
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 85,588 26
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 84,528
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 560 21
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 60 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,250 35
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 85,838 36
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 85,338 21

    *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 590,600 0 0 0 590,600 18,600 NA
    1989 16,000 0 0 0 16,000 0 NA
    1990 10,466 100 0 0 10,566 89 NA
    1991 9,054 20 0 0 9,074 95,322 144,303
    1992 9,075 5 0 0 9,080 105,236 221,596
    1993 1,975 2 0 0 1,977 53,998 170,448
    1994 515 4 0 0 519 28,737 28,844
    1995 265 4 0 0 269 33,228 33,494
    1996 5 0 16 0 21 16 21
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 770 6 0 0 776 48,036 48,732
    1999 1,750 10 0 0 1,760 58,021 58,547
    2000 1,505 0 0 0 1,505 50,991 51,053
    2001 52,480 36 0 0 52,516 84,512 201,994
    2002 85,838 36 0 0 85,874 71,213 203,661
    "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 .388 0 0 0 .388 0 .388
    2001 .3309 0 0 0 .3309 0 .3309
    2002 6.03 0 0 0 6.03 0 6.03
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