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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 64051 (INDEPENDENCE, MO)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 64051*
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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 38
    Suspected Carcinogens 41
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,498 88
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,480 38
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 0 50
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 68,285 166
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,461 88
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 68,295 88
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 60,834
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,498 38
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 34 38
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,413 50
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 68,280 178
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 68,279

    *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 97,350 1,500 33,750 0 132,600 378,050 NA
    1989 122,932 1,750 50,000 0 174,682 119,032 NA
    1990 199,691 1,750 52,752 0 254,193 241,240 NA
    1991 162,326 216 11,958 0 174,500 136,710 1,229,325
    1992 186,853 185 14,375 0 201,413 98,066 1,010,869
    1993 172,623 136 3,814 0 176,573 132,443 1,128,513
    1994 79,632 196 1,288 0 81,116 3,316,224 3,484,982
    1995 19,285 144 42 0 19,471 2,068,363 2,139,785
    1996 23,406 248 0 0 23,654 2,503,389 2,549,411
    1998 103,526 35 28,366 0 131,927 3,139,721 3,296,612
    1999 84,435 38 23,453 0 107,926 1,328,071 1,439,053
    2000 124,973 76 56,063 0 181,112 1,695,787 1,877,888
    2001 112,323 187 65,917 0 178,427 1,359,317 1,537,829
    2002 68,349 216 5,255 0 73,820 4,861,000 4,944,794
    "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 .23 0 0 0 .23 0 .23
    2001 .21 0 0 0 .21 0 .21
    2002 .12 0 0 0 .12 0 .12
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