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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 91324 (NORTHRIDGE, CA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 91324*
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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:TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NITROGLYCERIN
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 35
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,478
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,190
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,225
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 29,668
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 32,074
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 29,668
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 29,668

    *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 75,940 0 0 0 75,940 35,000 NA
    1989 38,086 0 0 0 38,086 40,600 NA
    1990 84,452 0 0 0 84,452 800 NA
    1991 112,875 0 0 0 112,875 97,973 287,732
    1992 106,813 0 0 0 106,813 379,927 578,450
    1993 187,950 0 0 0 187,950 309,468 684,249
    1994 98,783 0 0 0 98,783 214,559 474,911
    1995 73,911 0 0 0 73,911 343,379 628,997
    1996 76,481 0 0 0 76,481 200,294 384,298
    1997 70,490 0 0 0 70,490 393,042 352,032
    1998 66,720 0 0 0 66,720 248,390 397,076
    1999 71,609 0 0 0 71,609 94,386 233,344
    2000 46,978 0 0 0 46,978 75,526 153,262
    2001 44,411 0 0 0 44,411 70,628 148,523
    2002 32,074 0 0 0 32,074 78,232 135,373
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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