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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 44830 (FOSTORIA, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 44830*
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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 2,140 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 8,033
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74,146 8
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 44,004 8
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 248,007
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,660
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 55,484 8
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 82,115 8
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 86,733 8
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 292,248 8
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,125 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 280,167
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 294,529
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 84,576

    *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 315,903 0 0 0 315,903 695,769 NA
    1989 349,345 0 0 0 349,345 351,361 NA
    1990 240,988 0 0 0 240,988 111,529 NA
    1991 135,220 0 0 0 135,220 352,700 661,164
    1992 139,580 0 0 0 139,580 365,473 689,697
    1993 124,607 0 0 0 124,607 377,792 1,115,811
    1994 74,555 0 0 0 74,555 87,708 898,832
    1995 497,426 0 0 0 497,426 399,011 2,366,462
    1996 495,474 0 0 0 495,474 357,875 924,136
    1997 436,251 0 0 0 436,251 987,178 990,571
    1998 440,815 0 0 0 440,815 899,274 2,901,761
    1999 448,408 0 0 0 448,408 199,646 2,844,325
    2000 350,769 0 0 0 350,769 418,944 2,729,215
    2001 415,848 8 0 0 415,856 279,529 759,170
    2002 295,837 8 21,449 0 317,294 280,230 633,718
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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