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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 23523 (NORFOLK, VA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 23523*
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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 37,979 .004
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 579,171 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,949 .004
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 410,325 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 37,950 .004
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 208,118 105
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 463,222 283
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 580,301 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 633,579 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 249 .004
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 364,469 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 683,530 378
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 479,436 10

    *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 1,313,479 0 0 0 1,313,479 46,600 NA
    1989 1,367,678 500 0 0 1,368,178 41,133 NA
    1990 1,175,634 100 0 0 1,175,734 62,467 NA
    1991 983,337 1,500 0 0 984,837 340,557 1,335,278
    1992 958,981 250 0 0 959,231 282,903 2,802,295
    1993 738,590 0 0 0 738,590 634,359 1,999,280
    1994 718,648 0 0 0 718,648 1,613,384 2,913,323
    1995 574,668 0 0 0 574,668 1,589,160 2,721,083
    1996 1,285,134 0 0 0 1,285,134 80,092 2,488,080
    1997 1,472,495 505 0 0 1,473,000 2,765,485 3,720,569
    1998 1,269,532 510 0 0 1,270,042 900,074 2,658,088
    1999 1,200,016 1,500 0 0 1,201,516 742,702 2,857,994
    2000 1,099,235 297 0 0 1,099,532 1,035,930 2,867,883
    2001 673,432 510 0 0 673,942 1,121,411 2,428,323
    2002 683,567 378 0 0 683,945 885,779 2,254,849
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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