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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 49512 (GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 49512*
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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 36,050 4
    Suspected Carcinogens 15 .600
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 152,136 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 27,560
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 160,069 4
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 34,262 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 48,415 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 187,653 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 183,911
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 193,048 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 114
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 154,512 4
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 188,973 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 172,826 6

    *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 228,696 0 0 0 228,696 348,950 NA
    1989 2,974,824 0 0 0 2,974,824 845,410 NA
    1990 4,535,560 0 10 0 4,535,570 683,738 NA
    1991 4,208,742 58 442,850 0 4,651,650 2,371,077 12,512,103
    1992 3,995,720 23 496,866 0 4,492,609 2,296,096 12,630,539
    1993 3,139,955 25 429,174 0 3,569,154 2,259,625 11,787,452
    1994 7,097,463 25 0 0 7,097,488 2,901,970 12,896,398
    1995 712,205 19 1,600 0 713,824 1,925,972 6,211,380
    1996 649,179 15 0 0 649,194 2,093,719 4,762,647
    1997 782,645 16 9 0 782,670 4,908,697 5,033,203
    1998 1,547,277 16 0 0 1,547,293 2,250,884 5,945,900
    1999 1,294,683 17 0 0 1,294,700 4,214,851 6,647,981
    2000 1,386,632 2 0 0 1,386,634 2,994,945 6,477,183
    2001 286,777 9 0 0 286,786 1,948,088 4,530,498
    2002 195,198 10 0 0 195,209 1,590,262 4,305,273
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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