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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 36,927 671
    Suspected Carcinogens 4 37
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 271,405 300,314
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 217,055 68
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 54,596 2,958
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 33,163 594
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 250,659 546
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 296,864 3,108
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 318,907 6,667
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,394
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 311,310 6,665
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,417 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 280,291 4,439
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 329,248 7,265
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 287,869 6,167

    *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 1,584,678 74,871 500 0 1,660,049 837,574 NA
    1989 902,694 34,440 2,025 0 939,159 439,201 NA
    1990 749,948 25,981 765 0 776,694 137,466 NA
    1991 551,820 25,213 0 0 577,033 715,461 23,381,358
    1992 631,340 27,757 0 0 659,097 689,576 38,075,762
    1993 569,975 31,874 0 0 601,849 846,055 34,195,880
    1994 469,182 27,108 4,059 0 500,349 700,539 4,312,191
    1995 536,663 217,296 2,550 0 756,509 1,541,515 5,809,195
    1996 473,433 271,281 29,023 0 773,737 1,620,644 6,886,466
    1997 354,289 183,360 28,919 0 566,568 2,944,516 6,252,286
    1998 357,671 264,666 0 0 622,337 1,294,995 3,671,571
    1999 555,518 159,589 0 0 715,107 1,386,270 3,865,298
    2000 686,395 225,794 0 0 912,189 2,455,832 5,454,948
    2001 505,784 299,944 0 0 805,728 2,211,468 4,806,814
    2002 330,370 306,404 7 0 636,781 1,993,855 4,522,390
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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