POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: SURRY County, NC
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SURRY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in SURRY 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.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Environmental Justice Analysis for SURRY County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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

      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 49,510
    Suspected Carcinogens 45 354
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 245,690 396,792
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 116,734
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 275,818 354
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 193,287
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 392,507
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 429,131
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 448,667
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 275,388
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 435,616
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 425,107

    *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.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 1,192,747 3,690 0 0 1,196,437 687,494 NA
    1989 1,492,435 13,953 0 0 1,506,388 416,526 NA
    1990 1,449,757 9,353 0 0 1,459,110 92,526 NA
    1991 1,449,163 7,208 0 0 1,456,371 53,779 1,356,882
    1992 1,380,826 1,858 0 0 1,382,684 46,699 1,632,556
    1993 1,291,060 3,080 0 0 1,294,140 61,279 1,594,089
    1994 1,173,149 19,130 0 0 1,192,279 39,324 1,561,539
    1995 1,192,248 1,360 0 0 1,193,608 25,241 1,358,311
    1996 1,547,047 440 250 0 1,547,737 55,659 1,730,893
    1997 1,302,263 328,260 0 0 1,630,523 121,674 2,127,564
    1998 1,308,712 272,810 18,553 0 1,600,075 38,936 1,674,408
    1999 1,120,238 383,133 5,992 0 1,509,363 43,329 1,586,291
    2000 717,681 14,055 2,446 0 734,182 65,950 1,616,803
    2001 450,188 188,653 310 0 639,150 29,754 1,666,547
    2002 448,784 397,146 303 0 846,233 42,435 1,230,443
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 .2058 0 0 0 .2058 0 .2068
      [ top ]
     
     
    Fax companies responsible for the top-ranked pollution problems in SURRY County (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about pollution in SURRY County


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
     
     
  • Links

    Scorecard's report for SURRY County on
  •   [ top ]