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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 47421 (BEDFORD, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 47421*
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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:HEXACHLOROETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 45 58
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 504 120
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 24 53
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 373 67
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20 49
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,405 188
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 526 132
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 33,509 115
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 33,130
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 155 58
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 24 53
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 483 67
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 33,995 258
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,171 54

    *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 93,192 27 0 0 93,219 21,839,298 NA
    1989 67,715 43 0 0 67,758 7,426,044 NA
    1990 47,328 23 0 0 47,351 22,800 NA
    1991 128,918 35 0 0 128,953 229,730 3,483,153
    1992 68,495 35 0 0 68,530 352,634 4,428,232
    1993 65,991 32 0 0 66,023 362,146 7,290,989
    1994 63,508 15 0 0 63,523 554,752 5,126,872
    1995 3,192 16 0 0 3,208 580,884 8,457,557
    1996 44,101 29 45 0 44,175 519,411 7,742,860
    1997 30,127 31 0 0 30,158 316,378 185,940
    1998 41,780 259 0 0 42,039 357,580 258,624
    1999 4,920 10 0 0 4,930 46,010 50,670
    2000 5,027 9 0 0 5,036 94,470 99,867
    2001 1,423 12 0 0 1,435 91,356 92,950
    2002 33,999 262 0 0 34,261 3,642 93,416
    "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 .33 0 0 0 .33 0 .33
    2001 109 0 0 0 109 0 109
    2002 135 0 0 0 135 0 135
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