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Environmental Release Report: ALLEGHANY County, NC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ALLEGHANY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in ALLEGHANY 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 ALLEGHANY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 288
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 288

    *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 711 22 4 0 737 420 NA
    1989 720 0 0 0 720 250 NA
    1990 727 0 6 0 733 250 NA
    1991 6,989 0 2 0 6,991 7,992 14,190
    1992 201 0 0 0 201 266 541
    1993 24,565 0 250 0 24,815 5,647 30,230
    1994 14,495 0 0 0 14,495 3,349 17,819
    1995 10,632 0 0 0 10,632 2,327 12,979
    1996 11,870 0 0 0 11,870 2,718 13,743
    1997 1,010 0 0 0 1,010 7,633 403
    1998 12,010 0 0 0 12,010 2,160 12,480
    1999 9,455 0 0 0 9,455 28,754 36,705
    2000 755 0 0 0 755 17,160 17,459
    2001 755 0 0 0 755 52,730 53,825
    2002 288 0 0 0 288 31,141 31,434
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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