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Environmental Release Report: FULTON County, PA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FULTON 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:

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    Rank counties in PENNSYLVANIA or facilities in FULTON 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 FULTON County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE
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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 2,614
    Suspected Carcinogens 276
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,382
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14,761
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,443
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,632
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,261
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 16,787
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,277
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,537
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,132
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 16,458

    *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 99,796 0 0 0 99,796 44,064 NA
    1989 87,920 0 0 0 87,920 23,283 NA
    1990 55,684 0 0 0 55,684 15,503 NA
    1991 20,540 0 0 0 20,540 14,850 33,570
    1992 22,750 0 0 0 22,750 12,150 34,230
    1993 24,610 0 0 0 24,610 29,680 53,900
    1994 19,360 0 0 0 19,360 39,050 58,200
    1995 25,315 0 0 0 25,315 49,850 82,095
    1996 26,300 0 0 0 26,300 66,750 93,215
    1997 38,969 0 0 0 38,969 122,000 100,430
    1998 41,426 0 0 0 41,426 89,400 131,670
    1999 30,948 0 0 0 30,948 331,164 362,124
    2000 49,653 0 3,879 0 53,532 205,685 287,832
    2001 25,123 0 4,889 0 30,012 109,318 150,060
    2002 18,304 0 0 0 18,304 119,108 149,276
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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