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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 27835 (GREENVILLE, NC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 27835*
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    Rank zip codes in NORTH CAROLINA by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL BROMIDE
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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 108,314 12
    Suspected Carcinogens 201,638 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 327,230 19
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,901 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 227,997 14
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 307,469 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 238,265 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 344,776 30
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 372,473 36
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 23,851
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 348,622 36
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 330,374 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 372,474 36
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 264,323 29

    *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 1,408,009 8,200 0 0 1,416,209 510,450 NA
    1989 580,040 7,000 0 0 587,040 255,000 NA
    1990 803,536 2,100 0 0 805,636 341,527 NA
    1991 709,150 2,200 0 0 711,350 276,328 3,217,128
    1992 616,286 2,600 0 0 618,886 450,586 4,438,302
    1993 637,530 1,550 0 0 639,080 77,290 4,104,266
    1994 286,257 2,640 0 0 288,897 26,114 3,961,541
    1995 15,848 0 0 0 15,848 0 79,472
    1996 13,137 0 0 0 13,137 0 221,526
    1997 315,702 0 0 0 315,702 0 315,701
    1998 324,020 0 0 0 324,020 0 323,430
    1999 402,376 31 0 0 402,407 238,722 9,769,677
    2000 390,112 36 0 0 390,148 241,722 10,631,420
    2001 376,058 41 0 0 376,099 68,903 5,798,506
    2002 372,474 36 0 0 372,510 200,332 5,411,783
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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