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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 518 4
    Suspected Carcinogens 55
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,062 4
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 555
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 507 4
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 512
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,196 21
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,058 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,406
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,102
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 516
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,054 4
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,265 23
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,915 4

    *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 168,382 0 0 0 168,382 1,013,533 NA
    1989 103,693 0 0 0 103,693 827,853 NA
    1990 80,441 0 0 0 80,441 15,637 NA
    1991 64,754 0 0 0 64,754 1,983,418 6,685,350
    1992 58,740 5 0 0 58,745 2,845,207 5,258,845
    1993 63,289 5 0 0 63,294 2,807,194 4,854,127
    1994 55,475 5 0 0 55,480 3,429,595 3,979,316
    1995 65,145 0 5 0 65,150 3,691,690 4,196,826
    1996 24,838 0 0 0 24,838 4,357,491 4,268,429
    1997 28,185 0 0 0 28,185 7,008,721 3,571,309
    1998 25,066 5 0 0 25,071 3,600,284 3,623,188
    1999 16,381 20 0 0 16,401 3,683,575 3,887,812
    2000 21,048 39 0 0 21,087 3,815,839 7,273,038
    2001 14,055 25 0 0 14,080 4,170,933 4,184,943
    2002 13,808 23 0 0 13,830 4,244,174 4,258,894
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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