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Environmental Release Report: MORRIS County, NJ
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MORRIS 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 MORRIS County

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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:COBALT
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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 10,387 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 859 .400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 40,579 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 790
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 54,222 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,424
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,089 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 55,745 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 54,488 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 69,013 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 32,677 2
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 70,046 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 56,692 2

    *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 3,408,988 46,170 116,940 0 3,572,098 3,499,380 NA
    1989 1,587,975 2,018 0 0 1,589,993 1,389,806 NA
    1990 1,680,362 275 0 0 1,680,637 1,150,486 NA
    1991 2,042,393 65 500 0 2,042,958 2,701,059 7,731,852
    1992 1,762,204 23 0 0 1,762,227 3,160,012 7,962,713
    1993 1,377,389 21 0 0 1,377,410 3,430,664 10,043,002
    1994 240,067 255 0 0 240,322 1,738,719 8,142,184
    1995 305,717 255 0 0 305,972 1,499,192 6,751,661
    1996 315,243 5 11,736 0 326,984 1,230,459 8,092,770
    1997 177,310 9 0 0 177,319 3,910,282 6,675,329
    1998 124,931 9 0 0 124,940 2,093,788 6,819,809
    1999 127,995 9 750 0 128,754 1,307,164 3,264,206
    2000 63,963 14 0 0 63,977 1,225,997 5,374,102
    2001 84,819 8 0 0 84,827 1,814,783 6,084,796
    2002 70,061 2 0 0 70,063 1,198,063 5,848,340
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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