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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 21222 (DUNDALK, MD)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 21222*
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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 3,750 1,130
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,049 1,445
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 122,127 1,130
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,197 130
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,598 1,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 107,019
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,345 6,776
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,800 2,075
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,588 130
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 140,861 15,304
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,197 130
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,904 16,174
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 150,371 22,320
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 113,955 2,445

    *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 147,395 78,750 0 0 226,145 574,413 NA
    1989 188,124 60,272 0 0 248,396 70,084 NA
    1990 366,198 30,644 0 0 396,842 83,000 NA
    1991 196,654 14,893 0 0 211,547 3,182,427 5,859,168
    1992 95,230 18,611 0 0 113,841 2,507,462 3,546,895
    1993 84,518 14,099 0 0 98,617 70,124 4,817,468
    1994 100,339 14,512 0 0 114,851 1,729,832 5,326,815
    1995 120,172 32 0 0 120,204 1,890,788 4,488,417
    1996 119,238 42 0 0 119,280 134,570 543,702
    1997 124,377 37 0 0 124,414 614,892 667,531
    1998 102,577 0 0 0 102,577 315,226 687,897
    1999 154,159 33,505 1,023,200 0 1,210,864 373,777 1,579,033
    2000 195,822 56,210 2,035,400 0 2,287,432 335,789 2,566,848
    2001 170,185 41,036 458,010 0 669,230 526,720 1,212,656
    2002 152,535 22,450 386,023 0 561,007 411,484 1,170,648
    "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 3.10 0 73.70 0 76.80 0 76.80
    2001 2.99 0 71.20 0 74.19 0 74.20
    2002 2.99 0 71.20 0 74.19 0 74.20
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