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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 27577 (SMITHFIELD, NC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 27577*
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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 58
    Suspected Carcinogens 32,527
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 32,584
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 32,574
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 32,527
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 32,584
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 32,584
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 32,537
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 32,584
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 32,574
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 32,574
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 32,574

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 52,570 NA
    1989 0 0 0 0 0 55,290 NA
    1991 5,554 0 0 0 5,554 0 5,554
    1992 7,382 0 0 0 7,382 0 5,554
    1993 4,828 0 0 0 4,828 0 4,828
    1994 8,230 0 0 0 8,230 0 8,230
    1995 9,456 0 0 0 9,456 0 9,456
    1996 8,259 0 0 0 8,259 0 8,259
    1997 28,580 0 31,577 0 60,157 63,154 60,157
    1998 51,863 0 55,514 0 107,377 55,863 55,514
    1999 21,019 0 0 0 21,019 60,800 60,800
    2000 42,036 0 24,694 0 66,730 87,094 111,788
    2001 38,043 0 0 0 38,043 31,857 69,743
    2002 32,585 0 0 0 32,585 24,773 57,449
    "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 183 0 0 0 183 0 183
    2002 156 0 0 0 156 0 156
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