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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 46783 (ROANOKE, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 46783*
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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 49,066
    Suspected Carcinogens 189
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 977,762
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 51,766
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 672,806
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 49,065
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 512,801
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 724,507
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,017,762
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,062,253
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 66
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 640,126
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,062,426
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 966,960

    *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 1,886,540 0 0 0 1,886,540 172,361 NA
    1989 1,023,940 0 0 0 1,023,940 657,044 NA
    1990 1,504,990 0 0 0 1,504,990 550,123 NA
    1991 1,311,621 0 0 0 1,311,621 1,296,770 2,614,147
    1992 1,145,210 0 0 0 1,145,210 1,538,035 2,696,570
    1993 1,416,600 0 0 0 1,416,600 1,081,705 2,496,581
    1994 1,088,600 0 0 0 1,088,600 1,383,205 2,466,634
    1995 1,399,561 0 0 0 1,399,561 1,796,155 3,209,981
    1996 1,979,661 0 0 0 1,979,661 1,590,270 3,568,866
    1997 1,841,450 0 0 0 1,841,450 2,910,678 3,732,211
    1998 1,144,074 0 0 0 1,144,074 962,911 2,411,033
    1999 1,265,303 0 0 0 1,265,303 1,681,802 3,263,160
    2000 1,420,682 0 0 0 1,420,682 1,354,083 3,254,047
    2001 1,641,712 0 0 0 1,641,712 1,746,994 3,984,057
    2002 1,062,506 0 0 0 1,062,506 1,317,038 3,076,884
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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