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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    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 34
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,000
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,565
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 534
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,531
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 34
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,196
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,565
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,727
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 46,162
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 14,065
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 34
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,031
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 60,227
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 48,196

    *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 361,438 0 0 0 361,438 82,863 NA
    1989 312,547 2 0 0 312,549 41,146 NA
    1990 266,749 0 0 0 266,749 34,306 NA
    1991 186,245 0 0 0 186,245 34,039 261,208
    1992 132,517 0 0 0 132,517 30,498 227,506
    1993 83,951 0 0 0 83,951 1,755 106,964
    1994 102,439 0 0 0 102,439 23,473 5,160,686
    1995 105,713 0 0 0 105,713 12,676 5,151,167
    1996 77,121 0 0 0 77,121 4,708 83,431
    1997 48,838 0 0 0 48,838 14,700 61,011
    1998 13,441 0 0 0 13,441 10,480 30,682
    1999 17,656 0 0 0 17,656 6,405 22,817
    2000 13,134 0 0 0 13,134 147 11,937
    2001 55,536 0 166 0 55,702 1,674 60,198
    2002 60,227 0 0 0 60,227 1,365 63,584
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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