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Environmental Release Report: CLEARFIELD County, PA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLEARFIELD 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 CLEARFIELD County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 6,826 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,632 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 285,399 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 858 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 277,999 8
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .120
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,422,825 256
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15,720 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,686,723 2,663
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,902,015
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 300,492 2,665
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 226 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 285,492 2,654
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,926,502 2,909
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,932,564 2,909

    *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 559,183 99,523 502,850 0 1,161,556 122,960 NA
    1989 450,880 108,899 84,738 0 644,517 69,417 NA
    1990 364,099 70,989 12,181 0 447,269 18,825 NA
    1991 260,603 34,367 1,503 0 296,473 84,736 929,448
    1992 243,372 28,500 2,900 0 274,772 67,851 1,010,823
    1993 163,057 35,500 3,320 0 201,877 49,087 922,269
    1994 227,690 35,500 6,323 0 269,513 81,078 898,042
    1995 93,809 43,250 6,981 0 144,040 27,309 416,189
    1996 72,328 754 4,215 0 77,297 150,791 329,537
    1997 45,054 254 3,378 0 48,686 75,285 139,158
    1998 2,860,756 1,480 562,799 0 3,425,035 601,505 5,010,869
    1999 3,277,295 1,577 462,673 0 3,741,545 735,881 5,381,450
    2000 3,224,541 4,343 462,061 0 3,690,945 883,833 5,574,376
    2001 2,933,903 3,171 584,219 0 3,521,293 322,545 5,065,044
    2002 2,942,502 3,171 351,632 0 3,297,304 318,351 4,638,551
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • 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 .2585 0 0 0 .2585 0 .2585
    2001 .238 0 0 0 .238 0 .238
    2002 .24 0 0 0 .24 0 .24
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