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Environmental Release Report: NASSAU County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NASSAU County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for NASSAU County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 274,221 10,938
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,970 38
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 141,886 1,727
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,787 599
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,728,245 5,345
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 49,385 110
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,098,560 10,828
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,683,853 5,984
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,602,997 55,210
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,088,287
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,935,946 68,775
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 882 599
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 362,097 63,869
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,996,225 68,209
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,937,981 58,801

    *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
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 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 3,106,800 5,427,100 0 0 8,533,900 12,940 NA
    1989 4,141,300 5,890,140 0 0 10,031,440 725,470 NA
    1990 3,423,715 1,811,800 0 0 5,235,515 868,200 NA
    1991 2,708,767 1,614,546 19 0 4,323,332 434,719 26,930,223
    1992 2,023,052 2,002,610 13,999 0 4,039,661 13,930 28,685,697
    1993 2,185,969 1,806,165 16,012 0 4,008,146 9,492 44,115,553
    1994 3,884,259 225,949 20,663 0 4,130,871 3,670 25,166,522
    1995 3,283,666 250,659 2,312 0 3,536,637 7,600 26,188,731
    1996 2,857,989 241,258 2,445 0 3,101,692 0 22,817,100
    1997 2,208,639 335,044 7,825 0 2,551,508 0 37,819,938
    1998 2,387,539 364,470 5,705 0 2,757,714 0 18,621,922
    1999 2,486,199 334,550 4,384 0 2,825,133 0 17,390,900
    2000 3,904,489 89,917 5,052 0 3,999,458 90,493 11,854,103
    2001 3,790,534 97,514 4,775 0 3,892,823 77,426 11,439,521
    2002 3,996,957 68,813 7,213 0 4,072,983 68,361 18,360,243
    "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 1.69 1.10 8.70 0 11.49 .0477 11.47
    2001 1.73 3.60 1.90 0 7.23 .0471 7.18
    2002 1.71 .14 3.80 0 5.65 .0385 6.04
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