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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 28147 (SALISBURY, NC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 28147*
    Cleanest/Best Zip Codes in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Zip Codes in US
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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:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACRYLAMIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACRYLAMIDE
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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 7,735
    Suspected Carcinogens 12,245
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,977
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,145
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,318
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,619
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 18,746
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 26,863
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 48,410
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 52,467
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 76
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 43,266
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 49,232
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 49,019

    *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
    1989 11,940 0 0 0 11,940 0 NA
    1990 12,525 0 0 0 12,525 0 NA
    1991 12,371 0 0 0 12,371 0 12,371
    1992 8,899 0 0 0 8,899 0 8,899
    1993 432,953 0 0 0 432,953 140,156 819,544
    1994 416,935 0 0 0 416,935 385,360 11,376,871
    1995 406,491 0 0 0 406,491 521,274 8,084,171
    1996 386,251 0 0 0 386,251 344,319 11,170,022
    1997 582,065 10,562 750 0 593,377 2,386,984 23,293,435
    1998 553,477 8,964 250 0 562,691 930,061 25,516,119
    1999 46,868 0 0 0 46,868 137,278 4,780,612
    2000 59,159 0 0 0 59,159 260,389 3,955,802
    2001 47,942 0 0 0 47,942 121,049 4,563,398
    2002 52,706 0 0 0 52,706 236,128 3,760,071
    "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 .003 0 0 0 .003 0 .003
    2001 .003 0 0 0 .003 0 .003
    2002 .0136 0 0 0 .0136 0 .0136
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