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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 60406 (BLUE ISLAND, IL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 60406*
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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:LEAD
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    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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,236
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,729
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,512
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,246
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,522
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 21,004
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 30,341
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,890
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 25,131
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,829
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 32,241
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 26,270

    *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 663,920 0 0 0 663,920 1,175,418 NA
    1989 252,182 0 0 0 252,182 583,788 NA
    1990 230,496 0 0 0 230,496 419,600 NA
    1991 139,087 2,105 0 0 141,192 475,712 565,357
    1992 169,310 1,005 0 0 170,315 474,262 789,416
    1993 147,795 405 0 0 148,200 373,701 847,187
    1994 77,206 5 0 0 77,211 374,468 625,347
    1995 129,062 5 0 0 129,067 524,117 652,865
    1996 205,416 5 0 0 205,421 1,087,322 607,177
    1997 365,277 0 0 0 365,277 1,203,186 511,760
    1998 176,680 0 0 0 176,680 304,246 330,294
    1999 193,451 0 0 0 193,451 434,024 819,555
    2000 166,314 0 6,294 0 172,608 81,113 756,513
    2001 97,237 0 0 0 97,237 158,224 269,347
    2002 32,241 0 0 0 32,241 79,335 159,638
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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