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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 44446 (NILES, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 44446*
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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 25,311 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,049 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 73,203 82
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 26,120 11
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 47,213 321
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,690 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 442,950 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,061 331
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 576,624 5,793
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 718,185
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 168,900 6,223
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 22,364 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 136,385 6,283
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 851,486 6,288
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 843,861 5,717

    *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 34,688 0 0 0 34,688 300,670 NA
    1989 42,550 0 0 0 42,550 123,878 NA
    1990 44,709 0 0 0 44,709 173,536 NA
    1991 33,769 0 0 0 33,769 173,387 633,860
    1992 34,666 0 0 0 34,666 169,623 405,887
    1993 3,176 0 0 0 3,176 98,867 110,609
    1994 37,423 0 0 0 37,423 171,903 415,858
    1995 13,788 0 0 0 13,788 168,193 246,176
    1996 6,173 0 0 0 6,173 116,018 157,597
    1997 29,997 5 5 0 30,007 306,712 225,200
    1998 941,278 3,061 5 0 944,344 158,968 1,193,513
    1999 1,890,777 4,973 8,755 0 1,904,505 165,334 2,767,327
    2000 1,045,434 6,053 11,585 0 1,063,072 172,178 2,753,998
    2001 1,073,752 7,173 1 0 1,080,926 194,803 2,298,273
    2002 853,826 6,544 1 0 860,371 138,443 2,047,726
    "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 .81 0 0 0 .81 0 .81
    2001 .912 0 0 0 .912 0 .912
    2002 5.79 0 0 0 5.79 0 5.79
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