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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 47546 (JASPER, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 47546*
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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:FORMALDEHYDE
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    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 33,250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 260,555
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,704
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 169,470
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 27,300
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 149,335
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 182,924
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 219,452
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 278,974
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 176,385
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 279,474
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 219,192

    *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 1,676,740 0 0 0 1,676,740 56,262 NA
    1989 1,270,919 0 0 0 1,270,919 16,607 NA
    1990 974,590 0 0 0 974,590 19,860 NA
    1991 982,349 0 0 0 982,349 44,786 1,107,069
    1992 892,777 0 0 0 892,777 25,764 964,574
    1993 945,462 0 0 0 945,462 38,856 1,046,104
    1994 922,298 0 0 0 922,298 43,498 1,064,872
    1995 282,111 0 0 0 282,111 218,590 520,657
    1996 332,704 0 0 0 332,704 232,733 572,397
    1997 206,734 0 0 0 206,734 275,148 465,589
    1998 211,956 0 0 0 211,956 212,175 459,103
    1999 216,921 0 500 0 217,421 199,354 483,360
    2000 243,152 0 0 0 243,152 188,944 473,165
    2001 277,348 0 500 0 277,848 141,720 489,301
    2002 279,484 0 250 0 279,734 142,361 446,682
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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