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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 53214 (MILWAUKEE, WI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 53214*
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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 1,785
    Suspected Carcinogens 115
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,180
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,782
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,928
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,782
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,900
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,825
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,998
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20,476
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,782
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,689
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 21,001
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 19,432

    *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 564,368 500 117,780 0 682,648 483,972 NA
    1989 423,300 10 98,998 0 522,308 302,210 NA
    1990 198,978 5 0 0 198,983 251,516 NA
    1991 155,475 0 0 0 155,475 692,017 1,728,077
    1992 162,378 0 0 0 162,378 797,862 2,048,609
    1993 38,148 0 0 0 38,148 364,387 1,369,664
    1994 19,698 0 0 0 19,698 3,714,641 4,953,647
    1995 6,918 0 0 0 6,918 592,329 1,644,437
    1996 13,213 0 500 0 13,713 1,936,154 3,566,511
    1997 15,715 0 250 0 15,965 4,316,860 3,071,126
    1998 33,592 0 2,728 0 36,320 1,840,061 2,902,687
    1999 35,692 0 0 0 35,692 1,099,003 2,304,985
    2000 4,889 0 0 0 4,889 527,753 2,198,900
    2001 29,960 0 0 0 29,960 508,053 1,603,250
    2002 21,001 0 116,544 0 137,545 216,896 1,487,550
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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