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Environmental Release Report: GLOUCESTER County, NJ
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GLOUCESTER 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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    *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 GLOUCESTER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 98,772 100
    Suspected Carcinogens 79,924 6,899
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 340,349 165,901
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 121,111 43
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 210,322 88,164
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 80,166 25
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 249,341 4,803
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 292,480 100,733
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 762,162 159,985
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 282,730 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 814,563 160,010
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 35,023 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 416,245 65,211
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 926,407 165,202
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 909,260 72,688

    *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 1,639,340 182,164 1,728,248 2,500 3,552,252 3,987,083 NA
    1989 1,518,980 157,947 2,012,153 0 3,689,080 1,262,597 NA
    1990 1,338,700 164,417 10,570 0 1,513,687 1,340,159 NA
    1991 1,207,361 56,372 11,432 0 1,275,165 2,276,693 64,440,048
    1992 2,344,006 60,844 355 0 2,405,205 2,639,820 106,481,954
    1993 1,378,324 67,736 123 0 1,446,183 2,533,842 50,614,727
    1994 1,023,780 48,813 0 0 1,072,593 2,543,224 194,437,793
    1995 1,009,298 178,122 0 0 1,187,420 2,899,177 225,239,805
    1996 872,717 359,124 0 0 1,231,841 3,349,339 373,137,276
    1997 902,364 426,619 0 0 1,328,983 8,688,722 243,311,262
    1998 1,296,879 133,811 0 0 1,430,690 3,118,981 248,247,188
    1999 1,199,459 575,988 0 0 1,775,447 21,990,206 257,143,710
    2000 3,111,406 148,750 0 0 3,260,156 4,104,154 55,749,548
    2001 907,824 248,337 0 0 1,156,161 3,188,036 41,547,219
    2002 1,094,225 248,638 0 0 1,342,863 2,425,763 20,680,386
    "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 .7917 .09 0 0 .8817 16.53 17.41
    2001 1.01 .09 0 0 1.10 4.22 5.32
    2002 .9285 .088 0 0 1.02 4.71 5.73
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