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Environmental Release Report: UNION County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in UNION County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer 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 UNION County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 251
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 37,953
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 251
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 37,702
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 251
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37,953
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,953
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 37,953
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 37,953
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 251
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 37,702
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 37,953
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 37,953

    *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
    1991 20 0 0 0 20 500 2,259
    1992 20 0 0 0 20 1,000 117
    1993 74,010 0 0 0 74,010 26,000 98,031
    1994 69,030 0 0 0 69,030 11,955 92,169
    1995 34,020 0 0 0 34,020 4,500 38,336
    1996 27,831 0 0 0 27,831 3,753 31,350
    1997 37,110 0 0 0 37,110 7,380 40,348
    1998 40,182 0 0 0 40,182 5,886 45,606
    1999 35,560 0 0 0 35,560 7,998 38,728
    2000 42,214 0 0 0 42,214 5,440 47,654
    2001 32,591 0 0 0 32,591 4,600 34,391
    2002 37,953 0 0 0 37,953 4,730 42,683
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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