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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 47885 (WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 47885*
    Cleanest/Best Zip Codes in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Zip Codes in US
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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 1,895 492
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,826 5,517
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 317,982 5,882
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,293
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 316,687 5,882
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,295,289 759
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,050 127
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,607,041 5,390
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,975,005
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 318,364 5,390
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,124
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 316,928 492
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,980,716 759
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,977,862 2,429

    *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
    1998 1,767,475 8,290 361,940 0 2,137,705 302,000 3,383,601
    1999 1,965,980 1,180 272,840 0 2,240,000 107,591 3,271,991
    2000 1,639,107 7,760 69,305 0 1,716,172 446,031 2,786,207
    2001 1,866,259 6,753 181,390 0 2,054,401 497,516 3,547,444
    2002 1,985,068 7,959 605,856 0 2,598,882 2,714 3,747,264
    "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 .3237 0 0 0 .3237 0 .3237
    2001 .3215 0 0 0 .3215 0 .3215
    2002 .3331 0 0 0 .3331 0 .3331
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