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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 47630 (NEWBURGH, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 47630*
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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 4,709 1,125
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,399 709
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 223,711 1,142
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,029 27
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 220,195 1,115
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,446,403 2,638
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,223 1,250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,654,569 44
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,492,310
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 224,437 5,849
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,649 27
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 220,894 6,903
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,507,344 8,947
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,502,479 7,017

    *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 5,029,500 250 400,000 0 5,429,750 165,000 NA
    1989 2,204,960 250 0 0 2,205,210 165,000 NA
    1990 1,962,270 690 0 0 1,962,960 173,310 NA
    1991 2,576,565 1,004 0 0 2,577,569 374,325 26,120,364
    1992 2,829,245 5,162 9,730 0 2,844,137 1,714,068 27,024,115
    1993 1,942,795 8,297 60,430 0 2,011,522 1,221,651 24,272,590
    1994 2,669,535 10,198 71,494 0 2,751,227 1,416,471 29,696,982
    1995 2,300,957 10,706 44,902 0 2,356,565 1,227,133 34,712,821
    1996 2,257,784 6,720 32,143 0 2,296,647 1,378,730 36,017,540
    1997 2,360,943 208,461 54,138 0 2,623,542 1,197,036 34,020,076
    1998 2,759,909 105,670 471,632 0 3,337,211 668,275 26,710,317
    1999 4,513,857 1,049 1,424,695 0 5,939,601 208,341 8,455,700
    2000 4,137,479 8,571 1,391,993 0 5,538,043 664,012 8,603,294
    2001 4,374,868 14,343 937,821 0 5,327,032 663,616 8,571,824
    2002 4,524,450 14,218 1,050,086 0 5,588,755 734,086 8,940,178
    "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 .8 0 0 0 .8 0 .8
    2001 .76 0 0 0 .76 0 .76
    2002 .78 0 0 0 .78 0 .78
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