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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 15,114 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,376 517,003
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 307 3
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,813
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 328 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15,124
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,367 750
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,366 750
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 309
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,062 753
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,389 753
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,844 753

    *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 153,775 20,500 500 0 174,775 20,386,328 NA
    1989 139,050 155,600 500 0 295,150 1,755,479 NA
    1990 83,910 357,005 270 0 441,185 105,677 NA
    1991 78,189 210,000 270 0 288,459 281,690 13,286,315
    1992 93,156 263,000 270 0 356,426 211,061 13,902,588
    1993 323,275 247,000 270 5 570,550 224,284 15,681,009
    1994 338,155 27,500 470 0 366,125 100,911 10,110,626
    1995 324,205 4,415,000 270 0 4,739,475 143,575 8,256,243
    1996 301,626 2,345,000 0 0 2,646,626 102,137 5,864,111
    1997 271,045 2,464,200 0 0 2,735,245 291,037 7,403,829
    1998 277,611 5,668,000 0 0 5,945,611 77,785 10,237,792
    1999 288,072 3,160,000 0 0 3,448,072 77,281 7,492,775
    2000 211,793 2,717,000 0 0 2,928,793 253,375 7,438,118
    2001 146,638 774,105 0 0 920,743 587,435 3,564,179
    2002 18,644 517,753 0 0 536,397 359,691 1,162,873
    "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 1.72 2.58 0 0 4.30 3.72 7.95
    2001 .26 0 0 0 .26 .59 .84
    2002 .0522 0 0 0 .0522 .246 .39
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