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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 45817 (BLUFFTON, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 45817*
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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:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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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 40,500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 246,840
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 95,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 277,340
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 34,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 183,400
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 372,340
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 372,345
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 372,345
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 253,345
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 372,345
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 372,340

    *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
    1989 250 0 0 0 250 0 NA
    1990 92,270 0 0 0 92,270 11,350 NA
    1991 98,155 0 0 0 98,155 52,510 198,667
    1992 111,055 0 0 0 111,055 75,210 249,236
    1993 145,238 0 0 0 145,238 86,012 282,686
    1994 129,016 0 0 0 129,016 106,973 270,211
    1995 161,526 0 0 0 161,526 119,510 335,417
    1996 166,021 0 0 0 166,021 168,706 392,722
    1997 6,700 0 0 0 6,700 36,202 44,100
    1998 452,313 0 0 0 452,313 273,542 795,771
    1999 371,193 0 0 0 371,193 435,740 821,718
    2000 372,970 0 0 0 372,970 409,370 791,476
    2001 214,290 0 0 0 214,290 858,751 1,164,784
    2002 372,345 0 0 0 372,345 977,192 1,358,679
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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