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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 44012 (AVON LAKE, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 44012*
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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 45,365 6
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,389 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 447,681 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,269 .770
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 460,503 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 37,489
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,036,104 16
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 343,484 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,296,609 6
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,785,988
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 509,267 11
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 271 .750
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 421,632 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,180,794 25
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,104,794 260

    *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 2,310,600 0 250 0 2,310,850 1,018,863 NA
    1989 2,022,632 0 0 0 2,022,632 946,641 NA
    1990 869,176 0 0 0 869,176 77,089 NA
    1991 735,392 0 0 0 735,392 2,103,592 6,908,179
    1992 735,708 0 0 0 735,708 2,226,605 7,327,983
    1993 1,148,900 0 0 0 1,148,900 2,461,731 6,841,821
    1994 1,278,608 0 0 0 1,278,608 3,164,858 5,812,553
    1995 961,857 0 0 0 961,857 2,999,443 5,031,316
    1996 939,140 0 0 0 939,140 2,694,876 4,683,972
    1997 613,400 0 0 0 613,400 5,947,535 4,386,007
    1998 3,233,918 2,293 0 0 3,236,211 2,478,818 7,246,050
    1999 3,514,644 3,250 0 0 3,517,894 2,801,835 7,017,841
    2000 3,841,636 3,250 0 0 3,844,886 3,456,626 7,877,593
    2001 2,573,380 286 0 0 2,573,666 2,930,707 5,984,286
    2002 3,186,078 286 79 0 3,186,443 2,577,577 6,862,392
    "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 2.57 0 0 0 2.57 0 2.57
    2001 2.25 0 0 0 2.25 0 2.25
    2002 2.73 0 0 0 2.73 0 2.73
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