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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    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 21
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,482
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 365,318 250
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 301,073 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 54,979
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 21
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 309,757 1,236
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 357,163 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 367,610 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 373,407 250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 21
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 352,768 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 374,179 1,236
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 328,579 250

    *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 2,531,097 13,342 50,000 0 2,594,439 610,673 NA
    1989 883,363 0 0 0 883,363 253,098 NA
    1990 1,640,397 250 189 0 1,640,836 531,869 NA
    1991 1,300,609 1,720 35 0 1,302,364 2,277,386 7,380,305
    1992 1,160,968 8,879 3,018 0 1,172,865 1,896,580 7,404,531
    1993 893,528 1,000 0 0 894,528 2,022,833 7,147,443
    1994 766,983 500 0 0 767,483 2,212,956 7,138,806
    1995 872,507 500 0 0 873,007 2,177,766 7,531,100
    1996 1,509,258 314 0 0 1,509,572 956,651 5,692,824
    1997 627,182 255 0 0 627,437 2,382,270 6,253,847
    1998 471,553 255 0 0 471,808 1,080,299 5,309,412
    1999 376,580 255 0 0 376,835 1,002,677 5,100,929
    2000 379,289 1,554 0 0 380,843 1,213,296 5,099,917
    2001 395,301 882 0 0 396,183 217,429 3,367,797
    2002 374,189 1,236 0 0 375,425 824,614 3,604,037
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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