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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 55340 (HAMEL, MN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 55340*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,438
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,438
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,438
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,438
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,438
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,438

    *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 170 0 17,010 0 17,180 17,010 NA
    1989 85,910 0 0 0 85,910 38,694 NA
    1990 32,697 0 0 0 32,697 0 NA
    1991 18,847 0 0 0 18,847 4,459 23,156
    1992 17,345 0 0 0 17,345 21,070 38,255
    1993 29,842 0 0 0 29,842 31,953 61,794
    1994 63,100 0 0 0 63,100 21,961 85,062
    1995 67,772 0 0 0 67,772 23,091 90,863
    1996 190,758 0 0 0 190,758 29,249 36,612
    1997 32,062 0 0 0 32,062 25,000 44,562
    1999 6,435 0 0 0 6,435 195 6,630
    2000 6,029 0 0 0 6,029 165 6,195
    2001 5 0 0 0 5 166 5,545
    2002 5,438 0 0 0 5,438 250 5,639
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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