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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 29704 (CATAWBA, SC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 29704*
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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:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 238,901 9,210
    Suspected Carcinogens 148 14
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 339,418 49,836
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 54 194
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,121,540 8,332
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 152,296 360
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 124,079 17,756
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,117,118 19,324
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,265,972 44,126
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 73,604
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,347,154 123,154
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54 194
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 486,016 104,117
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,433,001 131,865
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,275,306 58,788

    *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 1,008,820 157,516 17,097 0 1,183,433 0 NA
    1989 923,097 97,782 5,660 0 1,026,539 0 NA
    1990 1,158,649 52,143 1,885 0 1,212,677 83 NA
    1991 2,400,195 105,552 2,076 0 2,507,823 5,951 22,927,598
    1992 2,698,137 201,605 1,108,750 0 4,008,492 0 25,912,768
    1993 2,244,395 198,710 63,965 0 2,507,070 0 15,731,929
    1994 1,947,883 20,290 86,275 0 2,054,448 0 18,744,878
    1995 1,527,699 85,977 87,110 0 1,700,786 0 23,533,622
    1996 1,527,702 257,518 168,452 0 1,953,672 0 21,593,126
    1997 1,632,016 263,496 277,369 0 2,172,881 0 19,215,021
    1998 1,676,524 311,985 264,960 0 2,253,469 0 19,196,501
    1999 2,184,132 226,106 202,630 0 2,612,868 0 9,756,360
    2000 1,656,583 192,555 262,060 0 2,111,198 0 7,723,931
    2001 1,556,512 185,993 275,042 0 2,017,546 0 5,673,047
    2002 1,433,882 181,055 443,216 0 2,058,152 0 14,397,950
    "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 1.51 .0866 .9295 0 2.53 0 2.53
    2001 1.45 3.81 13.82 0 19.09 0 19.09
    2002 1.56 3.66 13.83 0 19.04 0 19.04
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