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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 19804 (WILMINGTON, DE)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 19804*
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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 776
    Suspected Carcinogens 754
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 274,843
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 22,071
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 246,750
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 377
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 127,605 200
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 269,116
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 285,936
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 314,009
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 591
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 230,011
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 294,365 200
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 202,195

    *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 1,374,328 6 0 0 1,374,334 1,925,237 NA
    1989 1,360,926 250 0 0 1,361,176 2,059,723 NA
    1990 1,164,121 35 0 0 1,164,156 3,080,853 NA
    1991 1,655,588 0 10 0 1,655,598 4,258,421 10,492,303
    1992 2,086,308 4 37 0 2,086,349 5,702,167 12,826,520
    1993 2,128,556 5 46 0 2,128,607 8,427,818 15,886,346
    1994 2,750,655 5 45 0 2,750,705 6,800,091 11,749,248
    1995 1,204,987 4 38 0 1,205,029 5,377,472 8,772,935
    1996 773,129 5 49 0 773,183 4,782,574 8,708,215
    1997 537,975 4 32 0 538,011 8,629,319 9,876,785
    1998 513,391 4 33 0 513,428 4,672,286 8,387,101
    1999 486,173 5 46 0 486,224 4,657,363 9,609,450
    2000 330,806 0 0 0 330,806 3,973,658 7,287,796
    2001 376,690 360 0 0 377,050 3,306,670 5,923,309
    2002 314,356 200 0 0 314,556 2,919,735 5,371,574
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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