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Environmental Release Report: CAMDEN County, NJ
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CAMDEN 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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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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 CAMDEN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 9,438 .800
    Suspected Carcinogens 11,254
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 120,872 .800
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15,180 .800
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,637
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,298
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 34,350 .800
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 45,804 .800
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 237,730 .800
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,337
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 328,469 .800
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 463 .800
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 225,432
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 254,125
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 242,583

    *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 1,817,978 45,342 1,000 0 1,864,320 2,490,926 NA
    1989 1,818,789 250 0 0 1,819,039 3,776,883 NA
    1990 1,138,305 295 1,095 20 1,139,715 3,256,208 NA
    1991 812,054 255 0 1 812,310 994,908 6,668,846
    1992 559,297 0 0 0 559,297 3,931,078 6,223,311
    1993 649,860 0 6,403 0 656,263 4,071,039 6,239,824
    1994 522,649 0 0 0 522,649 1,958,339 3,716,380
    1995 416,757 0 0 0 416,757 745,021 3,208,536
    1996 397,081 0 0 0 397,081 895,376 3,745,225
    1997 310,903 0 0 0 310,903 1,769,464 3,981,485
    1998 1,222,147 0 0 0 1,222,147 512,130 5,306,297
    1999 373,562 0 0 0 373,562 791,507 4,789,887
    2000 327,746 0 0 0 327,746 727,553 4,092,951
    2001 400,268 1 21 0 400,290 517,079 3,497,653
    2002 337,582 .800 70,604 0 408,187 577,108 3,916,089
    "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 .872 0 0 0 .872 16.24 17.11
    2001 1.27 0 0 0 1.27 18.19 19.78
    2002 1.19 0 0 0 1.19 0 22.78
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