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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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
    Suspected Carcinogens 0
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 66,659
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 66,659
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 66,644
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 0
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 66,644
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 66,644

    *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 250 0 0 250 500 250 NA
    1989 500 0 0 0 500 500 NA
    1990 15 5 0 0 20 500 NA
    1991 10 0 0 0 10 1,500 910
    1992 10 0 0 0 10 1,500 1,020
    1993 10 0 0 0 10 1,500 1,020
    1994 25 0 0 0 25 4,100 12,052
    1995 25 0 0 0 25 1,500 90,891
    1996 510 0 0 0 510 7,235 7,153
    1997 500 0 0 0 500 16,100 8,050
    1998 755 0 0 0 755 49,162 49,162
    1999 54,346 0 0 0 54,346 44,826 99,069
    2000 62,988 0 0 0 62,988 0 62,996
    2001 65,901 0 0 0 65,901 1,196 67,083
    2002 66,659 0 0 0 66,659 1,215 69,088
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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