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Environmental Release Report: SARASOTA County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SARASOTA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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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 SARASOTA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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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 8,866
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,630
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,014
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,616
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 8,866
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 19,630
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,630
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,630
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20,630
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20,630
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20,630
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,630

    *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 123,555 0 0 0 123,555 31,770 NA
    1989 332,300 0 136,300 0 468,600 167,400 NA
    1990 135,476 0 36,620 0 172,096 61,463 NA
    1991 66,954 0 58,617 0 125,571 70,417 204,298
    1992 87,599 0 0 0 87,599 22,300 190,110
    1993 63,826 0 0 0 63,826 16,294 239,061
    1994 55,848 0 0 0 55,848 785 282,499
    1995 27,567 0 0 0 27,567 8,112 35,032
    1996 5,199 0 0 0 5,199 45,278 50,077
    1997 3,186 0 0 0 3,186 75,334 40,603
    1998 1,750 0 0 0 1,750 14,920 22,312
    1999 2,808 0 0 0 2,808 27,847 30,576
    2000 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 7,831 9,706
    2001 15,247 0 0 0 15,247 11,287 26,717
    2002 20,630 0 0 0 20,630 14,688 35,336
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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