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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 29605 (GREENVILLE, SC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 29605*
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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:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
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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 50,358
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,028
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 152,039
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49,195
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 206,976
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 16,088
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 123,543
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 256,628
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 208,831
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 256,675
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 237
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 151,829
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 248,042
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 245,825

    *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 106,388 0 0 0 106,388 28,827 NA
    1989 75,075 0 0 0 75,075 38,033 NA
    1990 489,082 0 0 0 489,082 217,643 NA
    1991 582,699 0 0 0 582,699 297,640 911,427
    1992 501,555 0 0 0 501,555 260,687 913,875
    1993 419,243 0 0 0 419,243 361,805 1,001,054
    1994 449,691 119 0 0 449,810 725,057 2,174,091
    1995 436,513 0 0 0 436,513 359,491 1,128,078
    1996 379,971 0 282 0 380,253 150,228 5,873,671
    1997 490,046 0 0 0 490,046 212,835 729,117
    1998 330,221 0 0 0 330,221 83,685 638,842
    1999 349,961 0 10,733 0 360,694 183,692 678,489
    2000 331,162 0 5 0 331,167 179,051 697,982
    2001 297,753 0 5 0 297,758 1,813,561 2,205,351
    2002 258,917 0 0 0 258,917 1,743,818 2,240,584
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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