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Environmental Release Report: CUMBERLAND County, PA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CUMBERLAND 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 CUMBERLAND 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 CUMBERLAND 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:HEXACHLOROBENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HEXACHLOROBENZENE
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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 1,293 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 364
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 51,229 43,793
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,725 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,991 4
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,016 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,062 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,673 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 26,633 7
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 52,349 7
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 434 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,587 6
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 28,544 7
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 26,545 7

    *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 699,275 283,500 1,328,769 0 2,311,544 854,344 NA
    1989 392,209 500 1,488,669 0 1,881,378 489,972 NA
    1990 335,309 255 582,970 0 918,534 571,073 NA
    1991 428,165 750 729,653 0 1,158,568 830,188 3,298,549
    1992 383,648 750 516,833 0 901,231 743,786 1,961,069
    1993 240,423 500 2,050 0 242,973 1,140,250 2,800,007
    1994 292,994 0 13,000 0 305,994 2,082,756 2,850,401
    1995 238,257 0 30,600 0 268,857 1,571,653 2,730,670
    1996 238,415 0 0 0 238,415 1,845,601 2,506,609
    1997 223,619 0 0 0 223,619 2,755,697 2,435,963
    1998 228,060 2 0 0 228,062 1,416,476 2,222,076
    1999 204,610 2,481 0 0 207,091 771,239 1,489,198
    2000 189,905 15,433 0 0 205,338 460,415 1,081,341
    2001 184,348 54,064 0 0 238,412 318,230 1,195,772
    2002 53,936 43,793 0 0 97,729 184,295 1,040,666
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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