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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 48341 (PONTIAC, MI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 48341*
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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 122,612
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,505,333
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 224,048
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,014,648
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 122,605
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 919,515
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,238,692
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,500,969
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,595,137
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,149,054
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,572,701
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,442,007

    *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 3,790,910 750 0 0 3,791,660 991,765 NA
    1989 3,822,666 2,771 180 0 3,825,617 2,629,642 NA
    1990 2,257,142 1,253 0 0 2,258,395 842,500 NA
    1991 677,536 0 0 0 677,536 591,210 1,406,838
    1992 685,403 0 0 0 685,403 788,050 1,619,509
    1993 802,947 5 1,500 0 804,452 668,376 1,891,596
    1994 711,924 0 5 0 711,929 1,104,464 2,064,807
    1995 1,247,442 0 250 0 1,247,692 1,154,476 3,568,259
    1996 1,800,909 0 0 0 1,800,909 1,599,152 4,417,556
    1997 728,422 0 0 0 728,422 3,418,707 2,584,903
    1998 941,399 250 0 0 941,649 2,349,874 3,931,465
    1999 1,739,600 0 0 0 1,739,600 2,665,175 5,302,554
    2000 2,235,149 0 0 0 2,235,149 2,476,479 5,167,948
    2001 1,449,911 0 0 0 1,449,911 1,126,830 2,886,282
    2002 1,595,210 0 0 0 1,595,210 962,249 2,798,050
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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