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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 27597 (ZEBULON, NC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 27597*
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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:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28,963
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,732
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,732
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 36,695
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 36,695
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 36,695
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 36,695

    *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 185,857 0 0 0 185,857 19,192 NA
    1989 191,026 0 0 0 191,026 31,464 NA
    1990 157,624 0 0 0 157,624 24,516 NA
    1991 107,080 0 0 0 107,080 126,633 126,410
    1992 49,130 0 0 0 49,130 23,631 14,992
    1993 61,339 0 0 0 61,339 195,914 257,253
    1994 97,744 0 0 0 97,744 106,758 195,292
    1995 65,280 0 0 0 65,280 160,231 225,510
    1996 100,207 0 0 0 100,207 170,303 268,452
    1997 61,016 0 0 0 61,016 317,312 219,672
    1998 56,201 0 0 0 56,201 207,189 263,389
    1999 80,750 0 0 0 80,750 285,502 366,168
    2000 92,005 0 0 0 92,005 210,368 302,374
    2001 59,024 0 0 0 59,024 175,245 234,268
    2002 36,695 0 0 0 36,695 131,415 168,110
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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