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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 62040 (GRANITE CITY, IL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 62040*
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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 34,570 1,125
    Suspected Carcinogens 15,825 265
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 143,901 157,712
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28,170 248
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 102,471 6,604
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 38,112 863
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 97,629 3,143
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 105,366 7,363
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 196,651 12,868
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 14,591
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 207,426 18,552
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 23,871 243
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 101,158 12,302
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 290,474 20,586
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 181,925 8,967

    *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 1,491,311 116,388 3,634,419 0 5,242,118 377,594 NA
    1989 1,442,559 106,484 4,683,372 0 6,232,415 223,556 NA
    1990 1,269,473 85,650 3,916,205 0 5,271,328 404,330 NA
    1991 1,026,737 63,540 3,625,880 0 4,716,157 805,538 16,895,526
    1992 780,025 59,853 3,826,012 0 4,665,890 717,390 18,704,053
    1993 586,057 84,312 4,861,594 0 5,531,963 666,607 19,544,962
    1994 587,313 70,467 5,037,064 0 5,694,844 1,089,426 18,469,163
    1995 448,602 22,034 6,287,358 0 6,757,994 1,093,020 24,663,934
    1996 416,179 20,123 6,764,398 0 7,200,700 851,378 17,319,992
    1997 388,569 19,072 6,896,760 0 7,304,401 1,851,144 22,193,901
    1998 299,032 17,323 6,420,108 0 6,736,463 590,496 28,551,830
    1999 401,806 163,090 6,323,329 0 6,888,225 1,200,155 27,237,688
    2000 365,713 157,430 6,040,260 0 6,563,403 1,448,455 20,425,052
    2001 334,344 170,951 5,903,665 0 6,408,961 1,029,218 16,979,454
    2002 308,854 170,833 5,023,971 0 5,503,658 1,156,930 16,599,140
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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