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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 46304 (CHESTERTON, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 46304*
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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 74,349 41
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,654 750
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 221,023 1,041
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 73,310
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 161,620 791
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 64,002 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 230,996 3,861
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 206,834 5,355
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 613,514 7,650
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 502,881
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 518,974 22,300
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 68,500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 334,207 21,341
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,008,642 30,016
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 933,155 7,941

    *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 2,170,452 205,550 1,247,100 1,903,900 5,527,002 456,900 NA
    1989 1,835,250 402,000 485,100 2,400,250 5,122,600 207,150 NA
    1990 1,773,870 414,505 476,000 3,229,507 5,893,882 166,500 NA
    1991 4,372,506 484,665 3,729,750 5,250,900 13,837,821 6,230,413 29,940,151
    1992 4,244,816 314,115 2,764,800 5,571,300 12,895,031 7,258,179 93,123,946
    1993 1,890,968 277,815 1,454,400 8,208,000 11,831,183 6,202,562 102,841,104
    1994 1,166,363 138,750 1,158,450 5,819,400 8,282,963 8,171,505 100,706,001
    1995 272,220 23,000 430,000 3,000 728,220 10,939,969 36,845,204
    1996 535,471 49,200 479,450 613,200 1,677,321 8,957,222 17,568,603
    1997 552,782 40,155 392,050 663,200 1,648,187 515,838 4,137,635
    1998 1,087,726 93,500 577,750 695,100 2,454,076 260,102 9,634,117
    1999 1,025,522 59,900 641,049 681,000 2,407,471 597,481 9,571,972
    2000 1,055,183 39,042 471,032 607,800 2,173,056 567,249 10,014,757
    2001 856,548 27,402 510,664 609,600 2,004,214 482,255 9,312,123
    2002 1,018,718 30,016 611,183 610,850 2,270,767 102,058 10,411,262
    "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 18.20 0 .6 0 18.80 63.60 82.40
    2001 13.20 0 1.00 0 14.20 64.00 78.20
    2002 10.20 0 1.00 0 11.20 0 75.20
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