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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in NEW YORK or facilities in CHEMUNG 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 CHEMUNG County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 5,903 15,141
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,208
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 69,978 87,056
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,412 15,151
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 67,130 8,905
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,767 15,001
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,146 15,311
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 69,391 24,056
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 80,021 24,056
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 8,630
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 103,265 15,156
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,902 15,141
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 69,640 8,915
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 105,740 24,076
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,249 15,476

    *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 944,489 9,600 0 0 954,089 612,791 NA
    1989 733,517 7,750 0 0 741,267 810,360 NA
    1990 813,871 12,353 289 0 826,513 1,048,757 NA
    1991 604,769 9,843 1,000 0 615,612 1,076,385 5,777,729
    1992 603,337 7,834 500 0 611,671 4,362,168 8,724,915
    1993 544,679 8,164 750 0 553,593 5,420,932 10,887,537
    1994 493,056 29,510 0 0 522,566 8,818,568 11,967,916
    1995 466,026 216,921 0 0 682,947 8,392,305 14,581,866
    1996 299,368 277,335 0 0 576,703 10,018,432 14,970,780
    1997 208,539 257,145 35,000 0 500,684 21,197,378 15,406,827
    1998 110,038 242,776 30,000 0 382,814 10,827,062 12,661,467
    1999 43,113 468,951 131,844 0 643,908 10,005,316 12,688,159
    2000 35,257 286,506 0 0 321,763 12,170,011 13,661,057
    2001 36,732 184,257 36,160 0 257,149 2,132,370 4,048,943
    2002 109,040 87,676 100,000 0 296,716 894,587 1,422,541
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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