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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 55308 (BECKER, MN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 55308*
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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 1,660
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,975
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22,547
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,016
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,525
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,691
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,421 110
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 45,975
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 36,560
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 44,685
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,140
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 42,905
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 69,273 110
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 87,163

    *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
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 347,000 347,000
    1998 130,466 470 7,367,685 0 7,498,621 37,314 8,087,854
    1999 105,000 0 7,011,230 0 7,116,230 824 7,561,720
    2000 98,381 170 7,531,055 0 7,629,606 373 8,252,887
    2001 88,981 210 7,220,293 0 7,309,485 544 7,898,803
    2002 103,899 110 7,619,905 0 7,723,914 1,281 8,349,985
    "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 1.78 0 723 0 725 0 725
    2001 1.69 0 915 0 917 0 917
    2002 1.77 0 798 0 800 0 800
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