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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 62024 (EAST ALTON, IL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 62024*
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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 1,685 1,855
    Suspected Carcinogens 81 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 165,026 28,145
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 770 3,938
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 164,255 14,124
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 446 869
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 99,574 8,578
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,222 21,268
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 106,340 22,851
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 82,000 3,209
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 65,116 22,857
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 640 807
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 165,277 25,451
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 185,723 29,915
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 162,710 41,409

    *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 867,342 17,414 0 0 884,756 8,504,299 NA
    1989 936,627 18,837 0 0 955,464 1,462,310 NA
    1990 404,574 14,187 0 0 418,761 1,204,272 NA
    1991 304,217 11,189 0 0 315,406 5,561,792 5,952,033
    1992 304,833 25,063 0 0 329,896 5,763,998 5,962,160
    1993 101,288 27,497 0 0 128,785 6,312,450 6,465,093
    1994 86,427 26,914 0 0 113,341 10,239,667 10,343,629
    1995 87,426 24,289 0 0 111,715 9,021,249 9,202,106
    1996 101,650 6,516 0 0 108,166 5,878,511 6,154,140
    1997 81,604 13,238 0 0 94,842 11,734,150 6,013,362
    1998 87,073 13,803 0 0 100,876 5,915,045 6,104,921
    1999 2,840,787 55,602 159,600 0 3,055,989 4,553,539 10,593,519
    2000 3,443,739 66,772 36,405 0 3,546,916 19,334,077 22,831,473
    2001 1,193,046 62,123 401,044 0 1,656,213 18,541,757 19,762,612
    2002 187,121 59,247 427,000 0 673,368 14,867,435 16,847,791
    "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 .16 0 0 0 .16 0 .16
    2001 .17 0 0 0 .17 0 .17
    2002 .1741 0 0 0 .1741 0 .1714
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