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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 64504 (SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 64504*
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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 4,633
    Suspected Carcinogens 408 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 333,991 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 75 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 738,370 15
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,919 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,141 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 263,932 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 325,952 15
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 31,920
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 784,345 16
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 732,284 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 783,532 20
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 154,439 604

    *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 520,252 750 0 0 521,002 249,144 NA
    1989 563,706 25,500 0 0 589,206 714,238 NA
    1990 644,243 20 0 0 644,263 444,259 NA
    1991 477,372 30 0 0 477,402 404,730 813,226
    1992 567,927 15 5,680 0 573,622 237,384 1,038,020
    1993 776,554 72 0 0 776,626 149,883 1,343,729
    1994 477,168 25 0 0 477,193 476,485 2,201,190
    1995 1,839,589 359 0 0 1,839,948 314,026 3,128,472
    1996 1,693,456 359 1,200 0 1,695,015 309,074 2,259,463
    1997 1,527,979 16 100 0 1,528,095 1,022,132 3,059,588
    1998 1,630,320 1,134 0 0 1,631,454 811,009 3,061,762
    1999 1,432,621 2,303 0 0 1,434,924 799,148 3,011,779
    2000 1,414,305 895 2 2 1,415,204 877,801 3,282,348
    2001 857,016 633 115,082 0 972,731 1,068,863 2,627,809
    2002 790,152 615 129,266 0 920,033 1,533,045 3,207,499
    "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 .15 0 0 0 .15 .0012 .1512
    2001 .18 0 0 0 .18 .0022 .1812
    2002 .19 0 0 0 .19 0 .19
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