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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 28682 (TERRELL, NC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 28682*
    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 Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 2,392 182
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,411 881
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 804,449 1,001
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,759 11
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 802,300 360
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,006,982 2,022
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,308 3,790
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,802,628 880
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 11,460,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 804,459 961
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,138 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 802,800 830
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,468,324 5,622
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,467,745 2,712

    *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 5,696,215 9,325 938,690 0 6,644,230 57 6,750,300
    1999 12,397,670 6,000 1,773,155 0 14,176,825 57 14,238,000
    2000 14,580,195 24,251 1,940,320 0 16,544,766 62 16,607,670
    2001 11,304,766 8,305 1,999,778 0 13,312,849 2 13,377,720
    2002 11,477,584 8,013 2,869,722 0 14,355,320 962 14,421,215
    "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 1.00 0 0 0 1.00 0 1.00
    2001 .9 0 0 0 .9 0 .9
    2002 .9626 0 0 0 .9626 0 .9626
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