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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 48809 (BELDING, MI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 48809*
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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 2,380 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 82,797
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 98,216 19
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,380 8
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 95,836 11
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 85,177 8
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 88,454 17
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 94,939 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 94,939 11
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 85,177 8
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,380 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 95,836 11
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 98,216 19
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 88,454 17

    *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 122,150 750 0 0 122,900 48,755 NA
    1989 104,950 0 0 0 104,950 35,533 NA
    1990 162,846 0 0 0 162,846 37,031 NA
    1991 228,481 17 0 0 228,498 26,155 532,638
    1992 109,372 15 0 0 109,387 55,758 390,091
    1993 33,384 17 0 0 33,401 3,409 301,706
    1994 26,984 17 0 0 27,001 7,894 345,094
    1995 35,345 19 0 0 35,364 6,698 390,133
    1996 58,747 21 399 0 59,167 14,346 389,266
    1997 126,349 16 2,023 0 128,388 24,815 469,164
    1998 108,761 13 0 0 108,774 16,753 180,849
    1999 115,366 14 248 0 115,628 17,685 165,743
    2000 98,092 14 0 0 98,106 17,379 142,486
    2001 118,820 17 0 0 118,837 24,662 124,499
    2002 98,216 19 0 0 98,235 21,395 119,157
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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