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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 19112 (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 19112*
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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:NICKEL
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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 527
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 8,302
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .618
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,301
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .618
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 527
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,302
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,776
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 527
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .573
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,301
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,302
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 527

    *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
    1996 10,120 200 0 0 10,320 188,848 199,168
    1998 17,755 242 0 0 17,997 93,500 111,497
    1999 12,994 20 0 0 13,014 75,000 88,014
    2000 16,986 0 0 0 16,986 77,115 94,101
    2001 9,619 0 0 0 9,619 106,038 115,739
    2002 8,302 0 0 0 8,302 120,927 129,228
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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