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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 48174 (ROMULUS, MI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 48174*
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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:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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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 6,649 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 896
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28,022 16
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,925 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 22,953 15
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,924 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 18,211 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,485 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 35,455 166
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 755
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 37,944 151
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,065 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,100 165
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 38,461 166
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 35,215 1

    *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 119,858 0 250 0 120,108 472,392 NA
    1989 164,885 0 8,546 0 173,431 1,141,817 NA
    1990 355,015 10 2,432 0 357,457 410,660 NA
    1991 106,977 10 0 0 106,987 616,792 785,557
    1992 79,719 20 0 0 79,739 566,670 746,381
    1993 62,787 0 0 0 62,787 690,762 844,685
    1994 57,958 0 0 0 57,958 1,687,017 975,718
    1995 5,703 10 0 0 5,713 321,788 787,078
    1996 27,699 10 0 0 27,709 312,545 1,201,504
    1997 34,066 10 10,865 0 44,941 1,694,489 1,506,768
    1998 109,956 5 0 0 109,961 27,312,566 40,354,911
    1999 74,385 10 0 0 74,395 36,529,572 45,952,498
    2000 58,326 10 0 0 58,336 6,006,271 11,742,800
    2001 16,755 16 0 0 16,771 7,082,912 11,013,192
    2002 39,971 166 0 0 40,137 71,880,048 83,909,327
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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