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Environmental Release Report: FAYETTE County, PA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FAYETTE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 FAYETTE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 200 23,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 200
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 200
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 423 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 423 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 423 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,023 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,023 250

    *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 34,916 0 0 0 34,916 158,475 NA
    1989 57,943 0 0 0 57,943 121,141 NA
    1990 21,155 0 5 10 21,170 92,699 NA
    1991 19,115 0 0 0 19,115 1,349,279 1,376,299
    1992 137,307 0 71 0 137,378 1,394,704 1,648,786
    1993 75,859 0 59 0 75,918 1,242,080 1,370,393
    1994 332,606 7,066 7,066 0 346,738 1,290,101 1,483,766
    1995 295,005 2 0 0 295,007 1,118,600 2,373,924
    1996 50,609 0 0 0 50,609 1,189,800 1,281,325
    1997 193,771 3,945 0 0 197,716 2,868,595 1,833,435
    1998 5,744,877 1,510 801,400 0 6,547,787 1,312,150 8,090,183
    1999 229,333 42,250 0 0 271,583 1,170,659 1,510,471
    2000 68,085 45,250 0 0 113,335 68,891 1,129,876
    2001 55,400 19,250 0 0 74,650 254 818,847
    2002 9,023 23,250 0 0 32,273 480 76,133
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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