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Environmental Release Report: YATES County, NY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in YATES 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 YATES 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 YATES 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: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 182
    Suspected Carcinogens 112
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 99,259
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 218
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 99,041
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 818,557 65
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 335
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 917,593
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,155,547
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 99,470 70
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 182
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 99,400 70
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,155,911 135
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,155,985 627

    *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 8,195 33 0 0 8,228 250 NA
    1989 76,000 40 0 0 76,040 250 NA
    1990 5,766 27 0 0 5,793 0 NA
    1991 6,153 42 0 0 6,195 0 6,195
    1992 15,568 8 0 0 15,576 0 15,574
    1993 3,984 5 0 0 3,989 100,064 119,354
    1994 3,641 5 0 0 3,646 16,168 29,640
    1995 3,630 250 0 0 3,880 7,037 20,697
    1996 3,990 5 0 0 3,995 41,838 57,230
    1997 4,061 250 0 0 4,311 122,000 125,941
    1998 1,003,484 643 220,000 0 1,224,127 7,936 1,302,711
    1999 999,430 367 174,211 0 1,174,008 68,457 1,313,196
    2000 1,062,831 390 71,237 0 1,134,458 39,960 1,210,464
    2001 1,101,972 780 178,662 0 1,281,414 12,396 1,302,178
    2002 1,156,388 762 206,111 0 1,363,261 14,666 1,381,349
    "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 1.12 0 0 0 1.12 0 1.12
    2001 .832 0 0 0 .832 0 .832
    2002 .826 0 0 0 .826 0 .826
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