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Environmental Release Report: VOLUSIA County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in VOLUSIA 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in FLORIDA or facilities in VOLUSIA County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 VOLUSIA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    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 56,787
    Suspected Carcinogens 351,464
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 544,214
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,828
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 573,407
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 406,091
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 445,712
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 521,482
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 513,081
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 615,299
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 118
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 568,574
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 578,358
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 508,353

    *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 626,257 0 1,500 0 627,757 471,953 NA
    1989 503,122 0 750 0 503,872 815,092 NA
    1990 413,199 5 280 5 413,489 192,717 NA
    1991 557,362 2 115 0 557,479 264,351 1,951,803
    1992 627,201 1 510 0 627,712 289,137 2,623,572
    1993 393,445 3 265 0 393,713 511,980 2,148,100
    1994 426,215 0 15 0 426,230 877,643 1,812,282
    1995 635,913 0 10 0 635,923 430,641 1,424,796
    1996 621,692 0 10 0 621,702 160,041 963,280
    1997 596,715 0 0 0 596,715 436,481 939,371
    1998 1,252,012 0 0 0 1,252,012 350,949 1,710,147
    1999 1,333,541 0 0 0 1,333,541 392,094 1,973,286
    2000 1,151,391 0 0 0 1,151,391 510,956 2,361,925
    2001 960,618 0 250 0 960,868 330,798 1,333,533
    2002 640,810 0 0 0 640,810 437,845 1,236,832
    "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 2.44 0 0 0 2.44 0 2.44
    2001 2.51 0 0 0 2.51 0 2.51
    2002 .41 0 0 0 .41 0 .41
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