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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 257 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 257 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 252
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 507 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 507 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 257 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 507 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 252
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 255 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 755 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5 10

    *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 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 317 NA
    1989 24,572 0 0 0 24,572 22,491 NA
    1990 47,895 0 0 0 47,895 15 NA
    1991 53,797 0 0 0 53,797 1,284 56,384
    1992 48,002 10 0 0 48,012 1,785 62,393
    1993 34,345 10 0 0 34,355 1,513 48,860
    1994 64,029 10 0 0 64,039 1,518 68,006
    1995 47,138 0 0 0 47,138 21 50,607
    1996 34,406 0 0 0 34,406 16 37,272
    1997 51,008 0 0 0 51,008 2,727 55,342
    1998 27,556 0 0 0 27,556 2,480 33,835
    1999 755 760 0 0 1,515 14,125 53,805
    2000 755 5 0 0 760 6,844 26,995
    2001 30,246 10 48,988 0 79,244 6,363 21,291
    2002 1,007 10 0 0 1,017 5,279 20,685
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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