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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 24 58
    Suspected Carcinogens 67,100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 67,124 58
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 67,110 58
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 67,100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 67,129 58
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 67,114 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 67,114
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,350
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 67,119
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 14
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 67,110 58
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 68,465 61
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 68,465 58

    *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 279,476 0 0 0 279,476 190,116 NA
    1989 195,968 0 0 0 195,968 4,853 NA
    1990 156,453 0 2 0 156,455 9,896 NA
    1991 155,150 0 0 0 155,150 95,179 248,774
    1992 110,941 0 0 0 110,941 82,046 192,453
    1993 82,741 0 0 0 82,741 95,014 198,325
    1994 57,200 0 0 0 57,200 3,759 61,459
    1995 104,400 0 0 0 104,400 24,405 133,511
    1996 105,500 0 0 0 105,500 3,483 127,219
    1997 120,000 0 0 0 120,000 6,204 127,710
    1998 132,000 63 0 0 132,063 1,041,743 1,221,013
    1999 121,255 252 0 0 121,507 1,981,038 2,115,544
    2000 130,265 39 0 0 130,304 1,568,426 1,713,152
    2001 110,420 118 0 0 110,538 328,241 506,868
    2002 68,479 61 0 0 68,540 299,554 438,067
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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