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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 27809 (BATTLEBORO, NC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 27809*
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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 27 30
    Suspected Carcinogens 132 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,331 31
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 60 30
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,270 .590
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,591 30
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 777 52
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 37,861 31
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 55,332
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,331 31
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 27 30
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,196
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 56,106 26
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 55,356 4

    *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
    1998 42,900 0 0 0 42,900 0 856,901
    1999 42,800 0 0 0 42,800 0 856,800
    2000 33,840 5 0 0 33,845 0 566,000
    2001 46,209 23 0 0 46,232 10,302 977,534
    2002 56,241 57 0 0 56,298 27,806 874,565
    "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 46.00 0 0 0 46.00 0 46.00
    2001 47.17 0 0 0 47.17 0 47.14
    2002 44.30 0 0 0 44.30 0 44.30
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