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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 2,353 25
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,255 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 33,247 379
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,141 25
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,106
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 29,849 525
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 34,247 25
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 37,147 25
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 37,147 25
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,353 25
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 33,794
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 36,824 750
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 37,324 255

    *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 430,646 5,747 9,000 0 445,393 8,506,276 NA
    1989 570,210 5,019 0 0 575,229 2,344,985 NA
    1990 578,676 4,698 60 15 583,449 1,181,663 NA
    1991 564,681 17,835 0 1 582,517 1,018,302 3,319,420
    1992 441,383 12,073 0 0 453,456 1,532,733 6,646,965
    1993 325,162 912 0 0 326,074 1,174,280 6,110,315
    1994 312,279 921 0 0 313,200 1,057,275 4,824,202
    1995 129,778 668 0 0 130,446 1,635,701 5,335,640
    1996 145,962 632 0 0 146,594 1,158,785 4,904,128
    1997 139,470 210,731 0 0 350,201 3,369,946 5,411,821
    1998 696,838 210,505 0 0 907,343 1,661,237 5,818,217
    1999 498,595 340,627 0 0 839,222 1,317,036 5,344,310
    2000 285,093 752 130,000 0 415,845 874,183 7,032,274
    2001 47,058 462 127,000 0 174,520 790,236 3,608,399
    2002 39,942 1,134 0 0 41,076 948,094 3,309,757
    "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 .2 0 0 0 .2 0 .2
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