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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 43402 (BOWLING GREEN, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 43402*
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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:BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 95
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 119,180
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 76,750
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 53,340
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 89,220
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,271
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 53,435
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 118,341
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 16
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 133,295
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 76,750
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 29,250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 131,316
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 117,836

    *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 88,350 0 0 0 88,350 50,030 NA
    1989 126,000 0 600 0 126,600 65,910 NA
    1990 111,400 0 0 0 111,400 62,195 NA
    1991 48,760 0 0 0 48,760 197,170 350,004
    1992 249 0 0 0 249 201,526 306,281
    1993 441 0 0 0 441 181,143 327,494
    1994 371 0 0 0 371 233,605 313,873
    1995 3,225 0 0 0 3,225 287,003 404,202
    1996 58,895 0 0 0 58,895 354,199 427,767
    1997 99,643 0 0 0 99,643 816,202 641,472
    1998 154,741 0 0 0 154,741 376,724 552,608
    1999 200,575 0 0 0 200,575 273,386 623,218
    2000 147,965 0 0 0 147,965 381,551 608,153
    2001 125,647 0 0 0 125,647 338,621 469,220
    2002 133,816 0 0 0 133,816 196,569 457,221
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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