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Environmental Release Report: CUMBERLAND County, NJ
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CUMBERLAND County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    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 NEW JERSEY or facilities in CUMBERLAND 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 CUMBERLAND County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE
    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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 4 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 64,282 23
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 214,315 24
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 173,985
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 173,740
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 113,627 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 173,744 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 140,289 24
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 82,098
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 213,312 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 64,537 23
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 282,750 23
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 173,023 23

    *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 85,046 0 4 0 85,050 125,752 NA
    1989 517,624 0 0 0 517,624 60,186 NA
    1990 231,057 0 0 0 231,057 21,230 NA
    1991 133,395 0 0 0 133,395 35,233 208,050
    1992 198,040 0 0 0 198,040 65,267 674,928
    1993 195,129 0 0 0 195,129 29,813 548,910
    1994 86,304 0 0 0 86,304 7,555 3,459,130
    1995 81,440 0 0 0 81,440 6,357 535,273
    1996 87,492 0 398 0 87,890 17,471 129,758
    1997 129,088 0 0 0 129,088 69,046 578,858
    1998 340,948 5 518 0 341,471 58,330 738,880
    1999 284,753 0 0 0 284,753 20,340 577,193
    2000 305,074 23 0 0 305,096 13,311 519,010
    2001 343,701 26 289 0 344,016 14,892 248,013
    2002 298,930 24 139 0 299,093 31,237 334,171
    "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 0 0 0 .2 0 .2
    2001 .35 0 0 0 .35 0 .35
    2002 .42 0 0 0 .42 0 .42
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