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Environmental Release Report: ONEIDA County, NY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ONEIDA 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 ONEIDA 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 ONEIDA 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 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 15,366 147
    Suspected Carcinogens 371
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 73,308 15,077
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,709 87
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,804 175
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,240 7
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 81,511 709
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 73,700 717
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 74,194 334
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,963
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 75,556 238
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,654 82
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 74,022 317
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 98,016 1,401
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 87,505 219

    *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 873,422 17,223 0 0 890,645 1,345,001 NA
    1989 916,994 7,645 0 0 924,639 394,510 NA
    1990 762,208 6,837 0 0 769,045 450,618 NA
    1991 727,966 4,998 5 0 732,969 8,231,393 14,660,695
    1992 595,775 2,542 0 0 598,317 8,609,053 101,977,693
    1993 513,291 2,688 1,300 0 517,279 13,390,563 110,261,670
    1994 459,217 2,048 1,200 0 462,465 13,644,532 116,556,811
    1995 349,477 2,919 615 0 353,011 12,662,949 102,525,029
    1996 205,497 2,242 762 0 208,501 11,754,791 117,922,640
    1997 186,015 1,930 634 0 188,579 32,716,247 123,259,130
    1998 151,715 2,036 0 0 153,751 18,171,991 122,246,589
    1999 187,499 21,490 0 0 208,989 17,408,664 117,728,603
    2000 183,918 21,232 0 0 205,150 14,143,869 123,472,442
    2001 133,910 16,821 57,376 0 208,107 12,364,775 85,685,648
    2002 105,566 16,286 55,635 0 177,486 10,345,860 83,953,336
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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