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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 64801 (JOPLIN, MO)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 64801*
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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 3,019 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 140,523
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 162,377 8
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,073 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 181,671 3
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 140,332
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 162,525 8
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 173,514 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 188,126 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 187,853 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 210 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 164,825 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 188,225 3
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 188,143 3

    *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 804,753 234,773 89,130 0 1,128,656 105,636 NA
    1989 960,279 91,025 7,700 0 1,059,004 465,682 NA
    1990 289,911 1,000 0 0 290,911 172,457 NA
    1991 741,744 131,255 53,493 0 926,492 258,214 37,797,395
    1992 652,494 6,550 1,717 0 660,761 807,096 27,907,031
    1993 584,073 8,923 827 0 593,823 604,175 23,593,908
    1994 414,781 67,079 498 0 482,358 515,576 15,906,783
    1995 413,005 676,801 10 0 1,089,816 807,923 3,070,107
    1996 399,895 691,835 18,505 0 1,110,235 1,077,122 3,465,199
    1997 478,295 507,166 51,890 0 1,037,351 1,311,265 2,853,527
    1998 714,259 595,711 40,894 0 1,350,864 693,934 19,133,938
    1999 347,553 8 1,660 0 349,221 566,901 937,360
    2000 322,313 8 0 0 322,321 526,260 908,429
    2001 282,855 10 0 0 282,866 265,785 577,869
    2002 188,450 8 0 0 188,458 182,115 369,974
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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