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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 44870 (SANDUSKY, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 44870*
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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 272
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,332
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 143,308
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 104,112
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 47,966
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 8,910
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,439
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 149,315
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 51,068
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 152,565
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 143,548
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 52,689
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 52,147

    *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 501,146 5,439 620,624 0 1,127,209 930,834 NA
    1989 558,750 3,781 0 0 562,531 176,111 NA
    1990 339,443 2,900 0 0 342,343 156,721 NA
    1991 327,401 4,400 12,154 0 343,955 589,865 2,566,937
    1992 410,279 3,100 5,963 0 419,342 660,201 4,505,653
    1993 506,692 2,900 11,919 0 521,511 752,909 4,535,116
    1994 209,785 1,400 12,612 0 223,797 624,500 3,519,310
    1995 167,976 0 10,269 0 178,245 443,025 2,820,084
    1996 142,690 0 0 0 142,690 504,241 3,265,668
    1997 109,354 0 0 0 109,354 1,043,207 3,370,377
    1998 142,368 0 0 0 142,368 245,237 4,005,771
    1999 224,853 0 0 0 224,853 268,575 3,256,406
    2000 213,296 0 500 0 213,796 376,634 3,255,848
    2001 143,397 0 500 0 143,897 491,748 2,903,542
    2002 153,710 0 500 0 154,210 613,058 3,415,873
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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