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

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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 JUNIATA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:QUINOLINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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 7,623
    Suspected Carcinogens 116
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 48,275 3,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,217
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 30,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,310
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 62,904 3,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 51,192 3,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 86,496 3,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 81,192 3,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 56,502 3,000

    *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 239,988 0 0 0 239,988 802 NA
    1989 383,532 0 0 0 383,532 1,269 NA
    1990 381,445 0 0 0 381,445 62,475 NA
    1991 374,842 22,064 0 0 396,906 7,151 389,296
    1992 34,963 31,336 0 0 66,299 0 34,963
    1993 2,800 22,000 0 0 24,800 0 24,364
    1994 79,583 16,700 0 0 96,283 3,997 100,273
    1995 3,800 0 0 0 3,800 0 3,800
    1996 135,683 10,000 0 0 145,683 8,000 153,683
    1997 95,346 10,450 0 0 105,796 6,850 109,220
    1998 88,258 7,000 0 0 95,258 3,196 98,454
    1999 149,742 4,000 0 0 153,742 370 154,080
    2000 152,602 4,000 0 0 156,602 537 167,027
    2001 146,645 4,000 0 0 150,645 385 151,030
    2002 86,766 3,000 0 0 89,766 317 122,641
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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