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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 60106 (BENSENVILLE, IL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 60106*
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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 1,349
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 29,316
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 420
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 44,340
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 800
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,333
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 43,756
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 44,817
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 39,317
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 420
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,825
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 48,005
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 34,216

    *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 324,394 0 1,250 0 325,644 218,193 NA
    1989 275,502 0 1,100 0 276,602 194,474 NA
    1990 62,996 0 1,050 0 64,046 78,052 NA
    1991 59,041 0 0 0 59,041 418,226 787,635
    1992 54,072 0 0 0 54,072 635,905 888,457
    1993 37,075 0 0 0 37,075 92,509 756,884
    1994 56,294 0 0 0 56,294 281,441 752,815
    1995 44,569 0 0 0 44,569 236,708 427,757
    1996 34,372 0 0 0 34,372 429,760 574,952
    1997 29,779 0 0 0 29,779 433,310 455,129
    1998 43,165 0 0 0 43,165 202,456 331,676
    1999 65,431 0 0 0 65,431 449,579 656,919
    2000 69,763 0 0 0 69,763 421,833 623,384
    2001 64,902 0 0 0 64,902 363,613 541,411
    2002 48,039 0 0 0 48,039 410,229 553,242
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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