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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 43213 (COLUMBUS, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 43213*
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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
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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 3,982 13
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,664 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 550,631 16
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 308,893 16
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,646 24
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 315,553 27
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 554,015 14
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 550,751 13
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 316,257 27
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 557,995 27
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 252,388 24

    *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 930,364 0 0 0 930,364 11,040 NA
    1989 696,601 0 0 0 696,601 15,154 NA
    1990 688,886 0 0 0 688,886 18,385 NA
    1991 607,442 0 0 0 607,442 165,190 1,113,969
    1992 608,090 0 0 0 608,090 195,542 1,196,455
    1993 574,782 0 0 0 574,782 149,828 1,041,194
    1994 544,709 3 0 0 544,712 2,013,461 2,613,742
    1995 582,513 3 0 0 582,516 293,152 938,327
    1996 623,114 20 0 0 623,134 38,380 805,865
    1997 583,831 8 0 0 583,839 296,580 757,651
    1998 607,871 15 0 0 607,886 158,760 792,448
    1999 579,693 15 0 0 579,708 120,157 721,595
    2000 509,833 27 0 0 509,860 200,341 729,601
    2001 490,392 14 0 0 490,406 102,485 611,361
    2002 557,995 27 0 0 558,022 90,464 660,097
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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