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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 47532 (FERDINAND, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 47532*
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 23,296
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 316,565
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 27,005
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 168,098
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 23,296
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 136,183
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 195,103
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 258,207
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 352,189
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 159,479
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 352,189
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 258,207

    *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 332,553 0 0 0 332,553 0 NA
    1989 537,260 0 0 0 537,260 6,001 NA
    1990 350,466 0 0 0 350,466 3,350 NA
    1991 355,300 0 0 0 355,300 26,868 395,938
    1992 387,700 0 0 0 387,700 22,282 411,842
    1993 389,350 0 0 0 389,350 16,738 409,938
    1994 466,100 0 0 0 466,100 17,130 488,910
    1995 359,700 0 0 0 359,700 22,591 381,291
    1996 348,916 0 0 0 348,916 8,098 358,042
    1997 355,678 0 0 0 355,678 30,100 370,478
    1998 251,541 0 0 0 251,541 15,360 280,811
    1999 281,891 0 0 0 281,891 24,686 329,009
    2000 287,626 0 0 0 287,626 24,677 312,053
    2001 339,552 0 14 0 339,566 23,986 426,288
    2002 352,189 0 15 0 352,204 17,590 362,315
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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