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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 48551 (FLINT, MI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 48551*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 25,478
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 475,998
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,106
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 344,222
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 19,078
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 101,125 650
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 345,912
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 435,928
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 489,959 350
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 16
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 331,953 350
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 484,178 1,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 229,934 250

    *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 2,298,951 270 0 0 2,299,221 128,939 NA
    1989 2,014,514 271 0 0 2,014,785 264,202 NA
    1990 2,448,330 1,000 0 0 2,449,330 243,435 NA
    1991 593,486 424 0 0 593,910 914,008 1,505,387
    1992 296,455 148 0 0 296,603 356,692 656,798
    1993 904,035 2,505 0 0 906,540 339,630 1,226,959
    1994 2,042,784 266 0 0 2,043,050 533,648 2,669,603
    1995 941,525 343 0 0 941,868 484,663 1,573,057
    1996 257,297 1,520 0 0 258,817 210,621 624,428
    1997 453,369 0 0 0 453,369 188,894 695,097
    1998 306,397 1,941 0 0 308,338 95,232 529,992
    1999 321,876 326 0 0 322,202 268,740 675,301
    2000 421,180 259 0 0 421,439 209,003 691,554
    2001 446,706 692 0 0 447,398 282,337 985,450
    2002 490,004 1,250 0 0 491,254 204,840 954,377
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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