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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 29461 (MONCKS CORNER, SC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 29461*
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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: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 40,264 7,625
    Suspected Carcinogens 16,471 2,022
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 589,073 15,596
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25,826 1,271
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 442,193 19,302
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,078 511
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,206,198 8,155
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 165,165 26,809
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,654,092 29,656
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,841,171
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 682,907 29,872
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 636 525
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 391,833 5,743
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,031,549 31,419
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,001,392 29,883

    *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 514,820 490 0 0 515,310 27,367 NA
    1989 717,822 180 0 0 718,002 39,792 NA
    1990 825,736 200 0 0 825,936 52,935 NA
    1991 671,332 220 0 0 671,552 100,207 368,518
    1992 397,396 5 0 0 397,401 107,914 653,024
    1993 321,801 106 0 0 321,907 72,578 780,083
    1994 289,947 500 0 0 290,447 62,499 998,918
    1995 368,488 256 0 0 368,744 115,274 1,172,422
    1996 307,390 101 0 0 307,491 157,758 1,094,810
    1997 243,018 107 0 0 243,125 261,680 975,951
    1998 2,753,923 134 0 0 2,754,057 97,852 3,682,164
    1999 3,613,291 68,165 132 0 3,681,588 708,535 25,914,394
    2000 3,516,561 37,748 182,448 0 3,736,757 747,956 27,643,228
    2001 4,868,809 30,544 179,423 0 5,078,776 700,054 41,906,032
    2002 5,223,636 37,752 382,362 0 5,643,750 529,078 35,956,490
    "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 .5508 0 0 0 .5508 0 .5508
    2001 1.03 0 0 0 1.03 0 1.03
    2002 1.10 0 0 0 1.10 0 1.10
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