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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 19802 (WILMINGTON, DE)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 19802*
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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:HEXACHLOROBENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 10,453 2,076
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,044 866
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 97,970 2,129
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,695 733
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 93,014 1,343
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 53
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,737,272 3,471
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,085 14,501
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,841,119 807
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,917,036
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 280,839 36,414
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,148 680
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 124,529 37,061
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,963,324 50,507
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,129,560 4,124

    *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
    1990 510 0 0 0 510 9,373 NA
    1991 11,025 0 10,768 0 21,793 10,768 21,793
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1993 13,020 0 0 0 13,020 1,009 14,029
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 1,904 1,904
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 2,077 2,077
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 2,182 2,182
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 7,976 3,988
    1998 1,965,628 48,454 12,734 0 2,026,816 244,948 2,511,502
    1999 1,356,212 38,916 0 0 1,395,128 3,001,556 41,356,084
    2000 2,044,730 52,437 0 0 2,097,167 3,789,609 43,241,338
    2001 1,901,753 71,579 12,033 0 1,985,365 3,812,679 34,089,076
    2002 2,135,224 53,896 0 0 2,189,120 312,479 28,885,062
    "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 1.03 13.99 0 0 15.02 38,660 38,680
    2001 1.68 17.73 5,832 0 5,851 70,860 76,710
    2002 1.32 13.58 0 0 14.90 69,390 69,410
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