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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 39,115 103
    Suspected Carcinogens 27,586 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 302,259 5,378
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 36,394 78
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 240,735 98
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 55,811
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 98,329 116
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 41,639 1,364
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 337,991 1,368
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 255,773
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 910,003 1,280
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 31,994 78
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 259,020 115
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 345,614 1,315
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 951,137 1,240

    *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 2,874,009 432,540 2,181,205 0 5,487,754 1,384,315 NA
    1989 1,808,732 13,983 1,250 0 1,823,965 339,346 NA
    1990 1,724,100 13,457 10,663 0 1,748,220 222,112 NA
    1991 1,708,110 15,387 5,737 0 1,729,234 734,635 10,246,864
    1992 1,709,399 10,205 3,499 0 1,723,103 613,891 10,021,883
    1993 1,635,644 10,832 5,070 0 1,651,546 598,063 12,974,477
    1994 1,674,850 7,956 4,290 0 1,687,096 824,060 11,399,431
    1995 2,459,582 4,123 1,432 0 2,465,137 683,220 15,420,744
    1996 2,363,706 4,046 2,154 0 2,369,906 317,058 12,632,983
    1997 2,154,544 121,344 1,293 0 2,277,181 295,298 10,873,517
    1998 1,457,150 120,149 10,073,103 0 11,650,402 257,563 18,957,077
    1999 1,292,936 7,709 7,763,814 0 9,064,459 437,129 21,800,171
    2000 950,709 16,344 24,330 0 991,383 262,639 12,216,382
    2001 920,516 6,485 89,390 0 1,016,391 396,429 11,197,471
    2002 961,147 5,393 52,758 0 1,019,298 570,277 11,956,914
    "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 .9453 0 0 0 .9453 0 .9453
    2001 .7707 0 0 0 .7707 0 .7707
    2002 .6976 0 0 0 .6976 0 .836
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