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

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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 SUSSEX County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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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 25,716
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,461
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 25,716
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 41,716
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 25,716
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,716
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 41,716
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41,716
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 41,716
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,716
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 41,716
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,716

    *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 229,308 0 0 0 229,308 93,180 NA
    1989 156,922 0 0 0 156,922 3,000 NA
    1990 204,219 0 0 0 204,219 80,750 NA
    1991 175,781 0 0 0 175,781 467,367 810,167
    1992 170,218 0 0 0 170,218 427,812 959,993
    1993 189,149 0 0 0 189,149 375,542 1,320,305
    1994 110,974 0 0 0 110,974 257,242 971,537
    1995 105,166 0 0 0 105,166 215,592 659,951
    1996 84,313 0 0 0 84,313 213,319 617,130
    1997 36,582 0 0 0 36,582 340,420 312,751
    1998 32,993 0 0 0 32,993 168,543 281,189
    1999 49,886 0 0 0 49,886 130,951 318,410
    2000 59,516 0 0 0 59,516 114,132 235,818
    2001 62,287 0 0 0 62,287 61,015 135,072
    2002 46,177 0 0 0 46,177 56,270 94,724
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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