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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 67215 (WICHITA, KS)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 67215*
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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:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 48,123
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,443
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 271,279
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,419
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 253,324
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 181,582
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 76,112
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 262,546
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 222,860
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 42,827
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 342,582
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 709
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 166,356
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 336,697
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 174,513

    *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 1,977,510 0 0 95,884,910 97,862,420 147,042 NA
    1989 1,751,730 0 0 91,063,565 92,815,295 360,679 NA
    1990 1,044,387 0 0 58,606,820 59,651,207 3,362,359 NA
    1991 1,779,290 25 0 44,860,820 46,640,135 3,576,649 52,393,301
    1992 1,322,444 128 0 59,536,672 60,859,244 5,779,285 70,272,149
    1993 1,796,371 26 0 16,973,869 18,770,266 4,983,288 28,938,858
    1994 1,592,524 11 0 3,648,873 5,241,408 1,265,556 12,455,937
    1995 1,371,195 250 0 883,864 2,255,309 407,360 6,590,432
    1996 1,417,421 5 3 496,919 1,914,348 234,922 4,109,065
    1997 835,797 250 0 427,710 1,263,757 717,188 3,003,580
    1998 804,236 23,889 0 592,854 1,420,979 1,202,456 3,806,388
    1999 749,006 39,065 0 459,433 1,247,504 971,685 4,492,024
    2000 831,700 23,108 0 465,163 1,319,970 763,993 4,535,830
    2001 728,505 0 0 502,388 1,230,893 559,849 4,252,869
    2002 391,404 0 0 511,094 902,498 686,079 3,979,965
    "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 17.51 0 0 284 301 42.35 344
    2001 17.52 0 0 63.75 81.27 50.31 132
    2002 61.66 0 0 425 486 49.85 536
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