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Environmental Release Report: BROOME County, NY
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BROOME 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 YORK or facilities in BROOME 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 BROOME County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    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 486 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 104,474 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,560 11
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 99,531
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 899 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 781,819 11
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,091 472
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 834,601 11
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 910,468
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 108,382 11
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 896 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 96,738
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 985,118 471
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 930,117 20

    *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 9,103,484 3,800 13,915 0 9,121,199 2,210,449 NA
    1989 6,094,303 4,000 250 0 6,098,553 1,115,353 NA
    1990 5,267,854 1,295 0 0 5,269,149 1,074,704 NA
    1991 3,694,487 825 275 0 3,695,587 6,096,681 97,998,285
    1992 1,216,217 1,815 5,458 0 1,223,490 4,774,379 54,937,786
    1993 730,690 1,508 3,422 0 735,620 3,194,783 17,026,566
    1994 438,072 5,230 0 0 443,302 3,913,312 9,114,260
    1995 310,420 1,000 0 0 311,420 4,098,393 7,917,547
    1996 222,730 1,000 0 0 223,730 2,307,759 6,626,064
    1997 181,116 750 0 0 181,866 3,575,818 4,836,704
    1998 991,633 1,275 90,000 0 1,082,908 4,164,895 6,932,504
    1999 892,867 1,086 83,875 0 977,828 5,397,264 7,944,939
    2000 929,639 1,079 0 0 930,718 5,324,867 7,929,640
    2001 940,101 1,021 0 0 941,122 3,088,942 5,571,430
    2002 985,245 482 0 0 985,727 2,639,593 4,835,588
    "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 .6 0 0 0 .6 0 .6
    2001 .6 0 0 0 .6 0 .6
    2002 .6 0 0 0 .6 0 .6
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