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Environmental Release Report: CENTRE County, PA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CENTRE 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 PENNSYLVANIA or facilities in CENTRE 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 CENTRE 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 15,226 108
    Suspected Carcinogens 265 383
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,437 358
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,609 108
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,844
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,935
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 112,496 558
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 29,644 487
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 81,892 608
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 55,945
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 26,208 608
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,050 108
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,622 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 126,105 1,462
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 71,191 5,378

    *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 233,569 326,950 0 0 560,519 1,506,690 NA
    1989 201,236 2,250 0 0 203,486 1,286,396 NA
    1990 202,823 1,501 0 0 204,324 2,514,650 NA
    1991 190,945 2,102 21,005 0 214,052 1,474,513 2,893,076
    1992 204,005 326 0 0 204,331 1,756,626 23,347,564
    1993 108,575 765 0 0 109,340 2,127,487 23,463,565
    1994 143,837 1,029 0 0 144,866 1,306,647 18,981,725
    1995 167,322 901 0 0 168,223 1,217,963 26,264,313
    1996 181,171 817 15,981 0 197,969 2,241,134 27,117,193
    1997 190,222 1,220 0 0 191,442 5,486,197 18,893,641
    1998 160,026 5,540 0 0 165,566 3,670,209 36,354,950
    1999 111,607 7,636 0 0 119,243 2,704,916 36,752,658
    2000 89,485 10,579 18,532 0 118,596 3,156,346 33,621,014
    2001 115,778 6,514 19,025 0 141,317 3,362,459 43,127,929
    2002 133,426 6,065 3,924 0 143,415 2,445,161 51,577,302
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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