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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 45631 (GALLIPOLIS, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 45631*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 1,179 320
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,130 3,787
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 392,093 1,707
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 774
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 391,177 1,707
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 391
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,702,599 2,809
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,439 6,830
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,091,298 1,387
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,790,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 392,626 1,449
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 384
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 392,408 382
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,794,108 7,301
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,793,738 2,720

    *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
    1997 500 0 0 0 500 30,465 23,510
    1998 7,708,145 15,331 1,008,100 0 8,731,576 17,110 10,566,200
    1999 7,217,440 7,810 899,100 0 8,124,350 27,706 10,367,900
    2000 7,137,468 8,641 940,091 0 8,086,200 21,006 10,118,873
    2001 7,727,171 6,875 826,382 0 8,560,428 17,461 11,579,260
    2002 6,796,678 8,688 809,626 0 7,614,992 23,231 7,660,319
    "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 .88 0 0 0 .88 0 .88
    2001 .87 0 0 0 .87 0 .87
    2002 .81 0 0 0 .81 0 .81
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