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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 52761 (MUSCATINE, IA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 52761*
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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 17,942 4,830
    Suspected Carcinogens 18,356 51
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 539,726 18,851
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,023 118
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 567,894 177
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,629 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,043,149 5,310
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 273,756 1,808
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,567,268 9,357
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,292,987
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 887,322 9,663
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,568 115
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 437,808 7,981
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,725,824 10,158
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,611,817 9,657

    *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 3,089,681 278,375 266 0 3,368,322 128,966 NA
    1989 2,811,655 197,440 250 0 3,009,345 133,503 NA
    1990 2,557,983 90,140 0 0 2,648,123 101,945 NA
    1991 2,603,695 73,028 0 0 2,676,723 186,025 9,517,765
    1992 4,453,761 122,422 0 0 4,576,183 234,920 11,398,294
    1993 2,432,198 3,255 0 0 2,435,453 374,760 11,024,068
    1994 1,570,983 2,846 0 0 1,573,829 369,805 15,561,827
    1995 1,370,160 3,312 0 0 1,373,472 805,277 13,521,850
    1996 1,540,527 5,479 0 0 1,546,006 935,884 15,259,619
    1997 1,162,803 3,410 0 0 1,166,213 4,910,225 10,630,176
    1998 2,805,857 34,502 1,149,738 0 3,990,097 6,303,661 29,109,754
    1999 2,532,660 50,278 878,316 0 3,461,254 8,291,518 28,010,077
    2000 1,780,681 41,060 1,024,147 0 2,845,888 7,369,199 19,403,521
    2001 1,691,277 34,365 1,108,213 0 2,833,855 8,137,454 17,367,720
    2002 1,876,229 27,553 1,049,255 0 2,953,037 8,315,839 16,371,711
    "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
    2000 3.44 0 0 0 3.44 0 3.45
    2001 3.49 0 0 0 3.49 0 3.49
    2002 118 0 0 0 118 0 118
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