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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 21226 (CURTIS BAY, MD)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 21226*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 33,050 254
    Suspected Carcinogens 68,144 718
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 497,693 1,770,941
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,544 75
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 475,639 8,101
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,713 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,305,473 426
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 107,768 10,213
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,958,541 33,749
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,815,192 320
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,819,500 67,904
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,752 69
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 653,013 60,067
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,085,404 70,031
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,193,248 33,526

    *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 4,036,315 2,746,954 979,651 0 7,762,920 3,715,041 NA
    1989 3,430,660 1,800,959 9,245 0 5,240,864 835,979 NA
    1990 2,226,874 438,598 4,854 0 2,670,326 880,979 NA
    1991 1,699,224 361,914 9,348 0 2,070,486 12,085,759 324,190,084
    1992 1,571,952 442,481 12,122 0 2,026,555 5,405,920 343,139,955
    1993 1,428,656 310,635 5,645 0 1,744,936 20,012,929 312,542,068
    1994 1,470,312 363,108 903,698 0 2,737,118 3,592,127 273,950,222
    1995 1,621,542 1,462,648 1,338,312 0 4,422,502 7,156,718 44,263,157
    1996 1,503,726 1,542,787 474,592 0 3,521,105 2,978,852 37,834,416
    1997 1,460,878 1,891,154 1,357,830 0 4,709,862 10,801,920 41,537,495
    1998 12,862,084 2,073,065 737,884 0 15,673,033 5,684,856 52,933,697
    1999 14,106,182 1,484,965 1,220,510 0 16,811,657 6,399,390 46,289,615
    2000 13,844,512 1,377,590 1,616,020 0 16,838,123 5,758,236 58,888,921
    2001 15,369,513 1,556,891 1,829,072 0 18,755,476 5,466,023 57,788,350
    2002 12,237,990 1,840,449 1,413,393 0 15,491,832 1,460,285 46,156,100
    "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 21.44 16.26 2,647 0 2,685 .0633 5,334
    2001 3.30 .848 58.71 0 62.85 .0692 64.23
    2002 2.67 .484 148 0 151 .064 152
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