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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 50219 (PELLA, IA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 50219*
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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 26,351
    Suspected Carcinogens 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 134,776
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15,382
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 123,644
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 25,385
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,534
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 110,229
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 110,320
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 163,807
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 732
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 138,585
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 179,925
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 72,187

    *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 852,250 0 0 0 852,250 66,100 NA
    1989 684,917 0 0 0 684,917 55,050 NA
    1990 601,767 0 0 0 601,767 21,405 NA
    1991 606,571 0 0 0 606,571 76,115 1,059,074
    1992 545,877 0 0 0 545,877 155,853 847,953
    1993 402,595 0 13,850 0 416,445 243,236 821,941
    1994 439,189 0 1,100 0 440,289 116,787 761,377
    1995 455,636 0 1,400 0 457,036 109,851 637,037
    1996 377,210 0 0 0 377,210 237,697 683,399
    1997 289,936 0 0 0 289,936 5,406,816 3,142,747
    1998 299,932 0 0 0 299,932 3,115,058 3,625,713
    1999 377,434 0 12,122 0 389,556 2,946,980 3,527,190
    2000 215,312 0 67,685 0 282,997 3,294,442 3,686,302
    2001 177,390 0 413 0 177,803 2,271,271 2,605,511
    2002 180,649 0 828 0 181,477 1,910,868 2,167,455
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2001 .7 0 0 0 .7 0 .7
    2002 .783 0 0 0 .783 0 .783
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