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Environmental Release Report: ALLEGANY County, NY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ALLEGANY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 ALLEGANY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 295,511
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5

    *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 41,401 0 0 0 41,401 19,005 NA
    1989 29,544 0 0 0 29,544 15,597 NA
    1990 26,001 20 0 0 26,021 3,089 NA
    1991 18,762 0 0 0 18,762 11,070 609,472
    1992 19,682 0 0 0 19,682 3,779 506,479
    1993 15,516 0 0 0 15,516 1,422 455,156
    1994 10,898 0 0 0 10,898 93,216 435,579
    1995 20 0 0 0 20 0 181,482
    1996 20 0 0 0 20 0 167,760
    1997 20 0 0 0 20 0 244,299
    1998 10 137,750 25,500 0 163,260 0 746,880
    1999 760 169,937 29,527 0 200,224 0 479,949
    2000 761 212,611 32,781 0 246,153 0 610,370
    2001 773 212,396 30,681 0 243,850 0 657,844
    2002 0 295,516 28,521 0 324,037 0 816,149
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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