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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 46124 (EDINBURGH, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 46124*
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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 173
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 532,082
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 518,298
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,784
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 507,900
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 532,082
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 521,684
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 532,082
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 173
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 531,909
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 521,511
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 507,727

    *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 126,550 0 0 0 126,550 184,990 NA
    1989 495,956 0 0 0 495,956 62,700 NA
    1990 349,767 0 0 0 349,767 7,980 NA
    1991 782,970 0 0 0 782,970 15,745 821,778
    1992 194,906 0 0 0 194,906 20,020 240,539
    1993 861,695 0 0 0 861,695 15,942 956,539
    1994 961,709 0 0 0 961,709 12,938 1,011,948
    1995 1,120,691 0 0 0 1,120,691 3,350 1,122,691
    1996 1,190,161 0 0 0 1,190,161 36,150 1,282,829
    1997 1,069,561 0 0 0 1,069,561 1,524 1,073,248
    1998 540,575 0 0 0 540,575 14,258 555,583
    1999 1,005,027 0 0 0 1,005,027 13,999 1,014,962
    2000 1,010,460 0 0 0 1,010,460 20,459 1,030,919
    2001 565,386 0 0 0 565,386 15,917 581,303
    2002 532,082 0 68,695 0 600,777 19,358 620,135
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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