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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 47905 (LAFAYETTE, IN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 47905*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 95,829 510
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,012 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 741,607 334,232
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 43,318 755
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,186,838 2,464
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 84,595 255
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 443,537 1,015
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 690,277 3,224
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 778,497 4,750
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 78,963
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,423,213 4,986
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 58 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,109,329 2,805
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,487,796 5,005
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 790,646 4,633

    *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 5,257,739 1,740,184 2,204,100 0 9,202,023 575,455 NA
    1989 6,975,885 2,385,777 1,717,777 0 11,079,439 1,751,602 NA
    1990 9,675,818 1,152,150 0 0 10,827,968 3,442,689 NA
    1991 8,322,896 976,140 0 0 9,299,036 7,234,387 83,301,231
    1992 10,469,078 120,580 0 0 10,589,658 4,954,730 118,011,192
    1993 7,163,501 68,216 0 0 7,231,717 5,923,029 75,707,970
    1994 4,499,030 10,720 2,000 0 4,511,750 14,177,211 46,219,023
    1995 3,835,009 1,805,440 0 0 5,640,449 14,915,856 36,945,822
    1996 3,183,222 651,565 17,720 0 3,852,507 15,566,966 39,033,513
    1997 3,068,801 463,118 28,632 0 3,560,551 38,441,757 37,546,731
    1998 3,301,588 185,348 0 0 3,486,936 21,308,148 44,273,136
    1999 2,664,731 473,752 0 0 3,138,483 16,455,128 35,290,044
    2000 2,349,782 432,497 0 0 2,782,279 12,379,542 31,749,586
    2001 2,331,760 463,424 70 0 2,795,254 9,983,786 30,939,163
    2002 1,504,411 338,213 0 0 1,842,624 11,306,922 29,519,832
    "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 .373 .0108 0 0 .3838 0 .3924
    2001 .3714 .00104 0 0 .3724 .0057 .3859
    2002 1.16 .00104 0 0 1.16 0 1.17
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