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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 64120 (KANSAS CITY, MO)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 64120*
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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:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ATRAZINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 2,938 75
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,292 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 99,508 65
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,986 23
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 277,776 8
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,591 48
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 23,278 138
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 71,087 56
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 126,758 2,664
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 31,101
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 311,579 2,681
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,026
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 291,593 2,656
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 326,266 2,631
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 70,400 2,631

    *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 648,045 38,427 110 0 686,582 24,633 NA
    1989 666,240 26,906 87 0 693,233 2,483 NA
    1990 615,381 190,042 2 0 805,425 357 NA
    1991 337,785 75,508 559 0 413,852 131,224 3,565,697
    1992 309,015 44,690 36 0 353,741 154,392 3,679,925
    1993 300,436 27,401 20 0 327,857 163,601 3,767,235
    1994 244,955 48,944 4 0 293,903 127,245 3,950,038
    1995 663,573 15,967 20 0 679,560 136,084 1,004,978,852
    1996 618,094 14,309 433 0 632,836 146,301 4,648,440
    1997 459,844 16,579 9 0 476,432 346,977 61,410,620
    1998 658,800 15,121 160,026 0 833,947 50,847 10,527,682
    1999 474,433 15,723 64,010 0 554,166 373,022 32,064,607
    2000 472,977 8,793 0 0 481,770 53,870 42,815,293
    2001 543,019 7,763 527,876 0 1,078,658 36,646 40,200,330
    2002 331,561 2,729 106,107 0 440,397 23,685 31,541,126
    "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
    2001 .4424 0 0 0 .4424 0 .4424
    2002 .9314 0 0 0 .9314 0 .9314
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