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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 1,457
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,614
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,598 2,512
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,960
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 57,499 542
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 16
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,842
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 60,803 542
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 138,497 1,085
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,871
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 138,354 1,075
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 16
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 81,959 315
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 140,309 1,085
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 139,087 1,062

    *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 365,070 136,755 162 0 501,987 88,991 NA
    1989 338,554 84,821 161 0 423,536 171,542 NA
    1990 299,414 45,644 162 0 345,220 86,887 NA
    1991 334,672 28,487 139 0 363,298 1,501,717 3,756,794
    1992 207,921 30,596 162 0 238,679 1,365,535 3,418,924
    1993 172,442 34,050 162 0 206,654 1,467,303 3,393,157
    1994 204,904 19,094 131 0 224,129 1,286,037 1,643,753
    1995 217,265 14,190 131 0 231,586 1,166,838 1,694,909
    1996 189,968 13,146 131 0 203,245 891,898 1,259,984
    1997 93,151 18,524 0 0 111,675 884,087 828,366
    1998 94,106 14,187 105 0 108,398 566,364 949,971
    1999 129,850 16,607 15 0 146,472 63,261 1,092,169
    2000 90,068 14,507 15 0 104,590 29,227 796,862
    2001 119,170 3,084 0 0 122,254 15,143 655,588
    2002 140,309 3,085 0 0 143,394 248,491 741,616
    "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 .59 0 0 0 .59 0 .59
    2001 1.82 0 0 0 1.82 0 1.82
    2002 .36 0 0 0 .36 0 .36
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