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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 46992 (WABASH, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 46992*
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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 40,064 41
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 204,874 372
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 24,389 36
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 193,606 86
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28,377 35
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 373,624 45
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 175,797 123
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 474,624 117
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 312,818
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 445,956 293
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 731 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 209,464 338
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 506,626 378
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 713,172 40

    *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 1,163,535 928 12,807,857 0 13,972,320 15,392 NA
    1989 1,274,360 2,900 75,532 0 1,352,792 34,245 NA
    1990 1,003,264 338 72,065 0 1,075,667 174,949 NA
    1991 1,153,826 1,947 224,500 0 1,380,273 291,815 7,888,902
    1992 1,097,506 1,950 223,685 0 1,323,141 448,732 7,076,522
    1993 1,075,565 2,555 230,200 0 1,308,320 680,487 8,532,993
    1994 1,548,252 2,973 186,630 0 1,737,855 850,762 9,628,330
    1995 798,757 311 276,408 0 1,075,476 697,103 9,842,304
    1996 657,663 814 212,676 0 871,153 618,912 5,391,454
    1997 687,306 1,066 197,700 0 886,072 1,776,115 4,697,218
    1998 512,844 1,187 210,700 0 724,731 1,320,779 2,914,886
    1999 669,435 1,193 180,900 0 851,528 1,039,923 3,054,159
    2000 761,994 1,281 57,101 0 820,376 1,273,628 5,426,523
    2001 680,822 1,138 159,850 0 841,810 1,451,340 5,520,534
    2002 721,053 379 124,557 0 845,989 1,279,010 5,309,816
    "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 6.29 0 18.90 0 25.19 106 784
    2001 5.93 0 122 0 127 0 1,295
    2002 7.54 0 73.73 0 81.27 0 1,164
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