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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 27573 (ROXBORO, NC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 27573*
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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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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 16,312 221
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,632 1,792
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 304,170 1,754
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,499 114
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 340,571 1,110
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 104 .009
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,822,857 1,291
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 51,162 1,084
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,150,810 1,641
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,182,224
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 356,253 2,214
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 641 111
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 308,476 1,210
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,250,469 2,410
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,245,045 6,200

    *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 167,141 0 19,000 0 186,141 255,233 NA
    1989 184,021 0 19,000 0 203,021 167,793 NA
    1990 180,101 0 19,000 0 199,101 173,519 NA
    1991 92,358 0 0 0 92,358 68,106 2,721,082
    1992 104,818 0 0 0 104,818 58,476 3,091,786
    1993 111,997 11 1,750 0 113,758 182,380 3,180,162
    1994 71,907 11 0 0 71,918 423,192 1,891,247
    1995 94,729 11 0 0 94,740 271,501 1,325,522
    1996 101,478 21 0 0 101,499 229,139 1,294,134
    1997 151,051 11 0 0 151,062 400,266 2,656,314
    1998 5,007,800 8,220 934,000 0 5,950,020 333,567 7,409,888
    1999 7,871,089 7,088 893,640 0 8,771,817 218,210 9,824,222
    2000 9,593,320 7,863 952,241 0 10,553,424 209,125 11,635,173
    2001 8,852,041 7,199 988,430 0 9,847,671 414,043 10,885,535
    2002 4,254,601 8,877 898,101 0 5,161,579 327,322 6,670,685
    "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
    2001 1.06 0 0 0 1.06 0 1.06
    2002 1.13 0 0 0 1.13 0 1.13
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