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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 29045 (ELGIN, SC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 29045*
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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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 6,378 1,009
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,221
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 38,039 16,571
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,062 38
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 25,093 14,264
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,193 997
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 22,062 129
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 38,498 15,277
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 49,227 31,793
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 8,918 15
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 42,461 31,084
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 707 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,134 17,217
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 48,480 31,778
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 43,861 30,098

    *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 235,899 0 0 0 235,899 49,891 NA
    1989 257,256 0 0 0 257,256 155,277 NA
    1990 464,375 0 0 0 464,375 171,620 NA
    1991 334,747 1,406 0 0 336,153 1,542,966 6,246,438
    1992 313,297 1,554 0 0 314,851 1,252,366 9,764,370
    1993 280,012 455 0 0 280,467 1,329,849 8,495,368
    1994 311,341 3,740 0 0 315,081 1,143,230 17,243,717
    1995 243,452 19,136 0 0 262,588 1,581,795 11,750,869
    1996 194,869 5,850 0 0 200,719 2,255,538 15,640,685
    1997 150,825 1,210 0 0 152,035 4,514,618 15,020,445
    1998 140,834 3,360 0 0 144,194 1,678,072 12,303,280
    1999 137,102 7,846 0 0 144,948 1,289,499 10,067,229
    2000 92,496 1,381 0 0 93,877 3,911,861 19,533,816
    2001 48,782 22,647 0 0 71,429 1,607,071 13,843,903
    2002 50,844 31,793 0 0 82,637 1,964,031 12,681,642
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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