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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 23323 (CHESAPEAKE, VA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 23323*
    Cleanest/Best Zip Codes in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Zip Codes in US
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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: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 13,305 931
    Suspected Carcinogens 20,920 31
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 257,225 958
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,460 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 253,605 956
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,030,472 4,436
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,479 60
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,260,350 28
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,420,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 275,355 247
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,300 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 278,295 1,150
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,475,476 4,709
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,460,455 1,355

    *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 1,037 0 0 0 1,037 0 NA
    1989 13,950 0 0 0 13,950 0 NA
    1990 10,519 0 0 0 10,519 0 NA
    1991 12,253 0 0 0 12,253 0 12,253
    1992 16,154 0 0 0 16,154 0 16,154
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 8,306 8,306
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 46,828 46,689
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 150,904 76,044
    1998 2,456,601 53,563 0 0 2,510,164 50,240 2,560,977
    1999 2,603,646 9,591 610,010 0 3,223,247 57,299 3,758,933
    2000 2,600,084 11,113 769,010 0 3,380,207 57,156 3,937,797
    2001 2,480,380 11,751 736,010 0 3,228,141 151,753 3,903,548
    2002 2,482,536 5,156 705,130 0 3,192,822 134,688 3,879,570
    "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 .33 0 0 0 .33 0 .33
    2001 .32 0 0 0 .32 0 .32
    2002 .31 0 0 0 .31 0 .31
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