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Environmental Release Report: DAUPHIN County, PA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DAUPHIN 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 DAUPHIN 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 DAUPHIN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 7,926 479
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,099 181
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 59,637 504
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,813 185
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 57,082 319
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,813 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 39,530 1,316
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 62,579 381
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 67,387 215
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 69,785 5,574
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,023 180
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 61,847 5,663
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 70,258 6,505
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 52,086 510

    *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 406,885 7,230 30,600 0 444,715 26,606 NA
    1989 262,439 15,405 43,000 0 320,844 33,424 NA
    1990 231,509 13,432 44,625 5 289,571 109,959 NA
    1991 250,917 13,739 48,338 0 312,994 2,411,098 2,896,866
    1992 309,815 13,646 32,781 0 356,242 2,259,991 2,929,869
    1993 272,714 11,873 3,955 0 288,542 3,904,356 4,593,825
    1994 180,202 11,050 750 0 192,002 5,095,897 5,615,133
    1995 89,763 12,405 1,600 0 103,768 4,674,820 4,832,265
    1996 80,224 1,500 2,000 0 83,724 1,106,396 1,248,677
    1997 61,408 1,261 4,100 0 66,769 2,742,070 1,466,689
    1998 118,345 1,318 0 0 119,663 1,381,903 1,735,748
    1999 36,722 1,272 6,456 0 44,450 1,135,701 1,033,487
    2000 40,279 10,375 20,764 0 71,418 1,092,476 1,199,096
    2001 49,466 7,633 0 0 57,099 3,107,630 3,260,251
    2002 71,142 6,690 0 0 77,833 2,685,210 2,806,065
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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