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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 98901 (YAKIMA, WA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 98901*
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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 456
    Suspected Carcinogens 36,762
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 37,218
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 456
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 36,762
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36,928
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37,218
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,218
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 37,218
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 37,218
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 456
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,762
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 36,928
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 36,928

    *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
    1989 33,800 0 250 0 34,050 0 NA
    1990 44,310 0 0 0 44,310 0 NA
    1991 16,300 0 0 0 16,300 0 16,300
    1992 20,825 0 0 0 20,825 0 22,465
    1993 19,032 0 0 0 19,032 0 27,110
    1994 6,182 0 0 0 6,182 0 6,182
    1995 7,786 0 0 0 7,786 0 7,786
    1996 6,520 0 0 0 6,520 0 6,520
    1997 10,884 0 0 0 10,884 0 10,884
    1998 19,119 0 0 0 19,119 0 19,119
    1999 39,850 0 0 0 39,850 0 39,850
    2000 40,404 0 0 0 40,404 0 40,404
    2001 19,856 0 79,413 0 99,269 100 99,614
    2002 37,218 0 86,100 0 123,318 404 123,730
    "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 .1351 0 0 0 .1351 .0063 .1415
    2001 .1453 0 0 0 .1453 .0103 .1453
    2002 .1415 0 0 0 .1415 .0024 .1463
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