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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 62201 (EAST SAINT LOUIS, IL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 62201*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:FREON 113
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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 190
    Suspected Carcinogens 81
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 955
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 156
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 655
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 166
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,805
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 598
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,448
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 13,411
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,211
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 656
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,449
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,112

    *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 2,219,834 0 160,000 0 2,379,834 11,949,490 NA
    1989 456,580 0 0 0 456,580 7,767,498 NA
    1990 477,304 0 0 0 477,304 7,916,102 NA
    1991 477,156 0 1,760,184 0 2,237,340 6,029,342 10,767,836
    1992 478,964 0 0 0 478,964 4,662,238 10,061,342
    1993 449,904 0 0 0 449,904 4,877,920 10,072,436
    1994 439,958 0 0 0 439,958 4,039,382 6,722,148
    1995 634,840 0 0 0 634,840 1,531,714 5,298,433
    1996 606,059 0 0 0 606,059 1,718,779 52,816,819
    1997 537,652 0 0 0 537,652 2,904,156 57,797,003
    1998 857,735 0 141,740 0 999,475 1,797,900 20,169,953
    1999 51,684 0 0 0 51,684 1,290,274 20,420,550
    2000 51,520 0 0 0 51,520 586,766 11,209,774
    2001 57,200 0 0 0 57,200 464,807 11,225,031
    2002 14,581 0 0 0 14,581 373,959 8,796,013
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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