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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 162
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 662 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 662 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 162
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,377 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 500 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 162
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 662 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,377 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 162

    *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 126,245 0 0 0 126,245 470 NA
    1989 128,493 0 0 0 128,493 460 NA
    1990 106,465 0 0 0 106,465 1,630 NA
    1991 114,795 0 0 0 114,795 64,420 177,412
    1992 97,543 5 0 0 97,548 5,630 117,226
    1993 89,092 24 0 0 89,116 606,262 637,796
    1994 67,303 37 0 0 67,340 812,399 864,015
    1995 454 25 0 0 479 1,279,565 1,308,373
    1996 2,393 21 0 0 2,414 868,841 866,924
    1997 523 21 0 0 544 172,457 85,790
    1998 649 21 0 0 670 132,508 133,411
    1999 1,264 15 0 0 1,279 93,980 92,344
    2000 1,002 23 0 0 1,025 169,249 115,559
    2001 446,698 23 0 0 446,721 220,035 217,677
    2002 1,377 250 0 0 1,627 331,497 342,619
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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