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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 46803 (FORT WAYNE, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 46803*
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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:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 813
    Suspected Carcinogens 53,927
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 239,691
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,826
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 191,925
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36,137
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 118,127
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 219,007
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 216,365
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 216,855
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 51
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 207,489
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 303,004
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 191,197

    *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 135,210 0 0 0 135,210 766,870 NA
    1989 134,499 0 0 0 134,499 389,495 NA
    1990 146,055 260 0 0 146,315 9,597,000 NA
    1991 624,726 322 0 0 625,048 23,903,074 37,681,383
    1992 469,366 254 0 0 469,620 24,067,958 38,651,846
    1993 617,282 483 90 0 617,855 12,694,475 26,360,037
    1994 839,568 162 90 0 839,820 18,906,605 37,053,626
    1995 362,204 84 30 0 362,318 3,952,455 9,769,375
    1996 358,929 12 40 0 358,981 6,041,431 9,315,150
    1997 418,230 11 10 0 418,251 12,907,836 9,946,728
    1998 367,051 11 0 0 367,062 7,504,753 11,616,309
    1999 246,843 5 0 0 246,848 3,971,800 7,353,785
    2000 300,240 5 0 0 300,245 3,218,810 7,587,214
    2001 252,885 0 0 0 252,885 3,309,891 7,002,256
    2002 309,223 0 0 0 309,223 3,320,737 7,081,877
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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