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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77503 (PASADENA, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77503*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:VINYL CHLORIDE
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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 106,355 286
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,083 8
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 191,889 24,404
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25,174 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 345,418 9,919
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,405 4
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37,115 42
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 278,816 9,680
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 473,087 9,933
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 16,026 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 548,464 9,970
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 19,235 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 118,262 395
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 550,735 9,983
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 472,816 9,951

    *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 82,958 0 0 0 82,958 1,008 NA
    1989 73,807 1 0 0 73,808 3 NA
    1990 93,584 1,565 18 0 95,167 32 NA
    1991 1,211,343 17,299 20,000 0 1,248,642 582,019 22,679,751
    1992 1,381,984 17,510 2 0 1,399,496 187,797 26,380,976
    1993 1,343,287 11,239 275 0 1,354,801 780,186 30,595,815
    1994 960,617 5,166 0 0 965,783 176,864 27,108,908
    1995 912,279 494 0 0 912,773 895,569 49,833,508
    1996 830,207 645 4 0 830,856 402,506 25,477,646
    1997 1,215,245 18,166 0 0 1,233,411 633,040 28,893,323
    1998 1,052,000 18,386 230 0 1,070,616 108,879 34,496,669
    1999 950,809 38,302 0 0 989,111 381,346 37,296,005
    2000 1,494,703 51,043 0 0 1,545,746 396,251 35,171,743
    2001 792,936 50,654 0 0 843,590 465,696 28,273,338
    2002 593,091 33,990 0 0 627,081 131,677 9,115,099
    "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 .0325 0 0 0 .0325 0 .0325
    2001 .02746 0 0 0 .02746 0 .02746
    2002 .01944 0 0 0 .01944 0 .01944
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