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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 30
    Suspected Carcinogens 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,205
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,202
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 45
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,220
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,351
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 59,353
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 59,365
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 59,368
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 59,368

    *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 111,035 0 0 0 111,035 752,684 NA
    1989 66,955 0 0 0 66,955 72,684 NA
    1990 25,756 0 0 0 25,756 30,704 NA
    1991 30,922 0 0 0 30,922 2,557,141 2,588,609
    1992 19,335 0 0 0 19,335 3,140,158 3,331,360
    1993 13,084 0 600 0 13,684 3,203,969 142,050
    1994 19,513 0 0 0 19,513 3,882,879 3,915,103
    1995 47,280 0 0 0 47,280 4,223,296 4,268,782
    1996 46,812 0 0 0 46,812 4,601,565 4,646,181
    1997 49,787 0 0 0 49,787 10,692,143 5,456,094
    1998 50,812 0 0 0 50,812 5,159,969 5,719,643
    1999 72,258 0 0 0 72,258 4,510,093 4,765,786
    2000 65,433 0 750 0 66,183 4,678,341 4,837,922
    2001 48,522 0 750 0 49,272 3,417,351 3,558,779
    2002 59,368 0 60 0 59,428 4,309,620 4,456,891
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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