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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 48921 (LANSING, MI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 48921*
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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:COPPER
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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 74,444
    Suspected Carcinogens .500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,207,880 90
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 38,579
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 904,570
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 74,440
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 747,917
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 930,022
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,138,429
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,288,432
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,401
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 869,518
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,289,860
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,127,497

    *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 3,329,474 24 0 0 3,329,498 86,715 NA
    1989 3,757,022 347 0 0 3,757,369 36,013 NA
    1990 1,907,339 877 0 0 1,908,216 42,784 NA
    1991 397,361 150 0 0 397,511 360,269 902,001
    1992 489,042 179 0 0 489,221 298,321 1,113,563
    1993 422,450 430 0 0 422,880 295,143 915,317
    1994 530,800 82 0 0 530,882 67,406 663,330
    1995 419,882 61 0 0 419,943 72,999 568,436
    1996 350,424 21 0 0 350,445 215,303 651,259
    1997 342,561 1,877 0 0 344,438 605,646 711,228
    1998 43,457 690 0 0 44,147 73,448 119,197
    1999 915,376 37 0 0 915,413 784,422 2,151,574
    2000 958,691 82 0 0 958,773 822,982 2,146,578
    2001 1,011,232 9 0 0 1,011,241 755,438 2,204,320
    2002 1,289,865 90 0 0 1,289,955 576,613 2,417,479
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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