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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
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    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 529
    Suspected Carcinogens 22,000
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 56,093 17,855
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 55,581 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,984 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 26
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 56,081 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 57,576 255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 57,066 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 79,576 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 29
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 56,052 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 79,828 255
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 79,823 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 167,676 0 0 0 167,676 109,269 NA
    1989 132,406 0 0 0 132,406 58,191 NA
    1990 108,139 0 0 0 108,139 45,103 NA
    1991 162,395 0 0 0 162,395 190,619 686,071
    1992 132,041 250 78 0 132,369 100,699 598,806
    1993 108,051 270 0 0 108,321 83,464 856,827
    1994 81,446 266 0 0 81,712 90,030 659,991
    1995 84,546 263 0 0 84,809 59,619 523,159
    1996 363,528 257 0 0 363,785 83,571 763,289
    1997 280,562 263 0 0 280,825 144,302 802,783
    1998 350,947 281 0 0 351,228 78,463 1,109,312
    1999 270,295 282 0 0 270,577 63,338 985,919
    2000 367,326 25,294 250 0 392,870 82,939 1,254,114
    2001 89,261 16,958 260 0 106,479 695,054 1,306,612
    2002 79,832 17,855 10 0 97,697 650,561 1,200,350
    "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 .2 0 0 0 .2 0 .2
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