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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 52627 (FORT MADISON, IA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 52627*
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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 751 18
    Suspected Carcinogens 11,551 5,600
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,827 12,215
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,119 18
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,151 7
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,288
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,711 18
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,649 12,222
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,025,359 12,472
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 19,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,036,075 18,072
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,021,601 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,055,201 18,054
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,043,959 12,454

    *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 2,683,493 61,389 3,924 0 2,748,806 139,104 NA
    1989 3,785,649 28,340 257 0 3,814,246 790,855 NA
    1990 2,571,671 21,944 2,236 0 2,595,851 319,776 NA
    1991 2,140,380 15,260 0 0 2,155,640 1,695,342 8,308,681
    1992 2,269,587 1,238 0 0 2,270,825 1,425,200 7,289,096
    1993 2,442,772 2,311 0 0 2,445,083 2,312,732 8,982,400
    1994 3,036,682 5,536 0 0 3,042,218 2,043,329 9,801,238
    1995 3,731,006 1,947 12 0 3,732,965 2,169,807 10,604,870
    1996 4,307,931 2,168 218 0 4,310,317 1,389,954 10,088,621
    1997 2,980,583 6,176 818 0 2,987,577 3,749,961 7,824,889
    1998 3,358,852 5,332 650 0 3,364,834 1,463,824 5,620,494
    1999 2,776,504 8,007 650 0 2,785,161 1,485,326 7,039,413
    2000 2,516,480 18,803 750 0 2,536,033 1,207,596 6,044,314
    2001 2,812,185 23,029 1,045 0 2,836,259 704,633 6,328,574
    2002 2,056,042 18,072 5,029 0 2,079,143 648,645 5,852,772
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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