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

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    Rank counties in NEW YORK or facilities in CLINTON 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 CLINTON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 28,683 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28,781 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 67
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,468 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28,665 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 67
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,700 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,700 15
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,700 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,791 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,700 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,014 10

    *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 1,173,189 0 0 0 1,173,189 415,866 NA
    1989 786,826 0 0 0 786,826 361,033 NA
    1990 375,298 0 0 0 375,298 260,156 NA
    1991 34,570 0 0 0 34,570 518,840 845,934
    1992 48,160 0 15,000 0 63,160 890,803 1,036,705
    1993 55,285 0 0 0 55,285 787,037 1,193,690
    1994 55,752 156 0 0 55,908 546,678 768,966
    1995 56,850 63 0 0 56,913 465,069 605,230
    1996 59,980 12 5 0 59,997 438,370 612,613
    1997 46,613 10 0 0 46,623 1,172,475 710,218
    1998 28,129 10 0 0 28,139 995,196 1,045,451
    1999 24,552 10 0 0 24,562 1,158,676 1,181,914
    2000 3,215 0 0 0 3,215 666,832 673,566
    2001 37,560 10 0 0 37,570 2,347,626 2,400,472
    2002 31,700 15 0 0 31,715 2,522,513 2,558,350
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 .3112 .3112
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 .2779 .2779
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