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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 3,569 41
    Suspected Carcinogens 99 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 59,264 19
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,085 36
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 72,316 8
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,581 36
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35,924 21
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 59,359 24
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 71,790 207
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,082
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 82,908 179
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,580 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 82,874 176
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 89,547 212
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 71,589 53

    *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 206,983 250 1,200 0 208,433 61,477 NA
    1989 288,397 250 170,426 0 459,073 121,630 NA
    1990 222,570 10 20,255 0 242,835 25,699 NA
    1991 221,338 5 28,260 0 249,603 112,624 1,551,194
    1992 144,329 185 4,260 0 148,774 290,805 1,589,893
    1993 109,934 245 9,030 0 119,209 305,593 1,630,426
    1994 127,665 235 21,493 0 149,393 313,271 1,763,656
    1995 505,958 195 11,578 0 517,731 415,076 5,142,786
    1996 511,977 320 0 0 512,297 620,778 6,419,615
    1997 294,187 172 3,650 0 298,009 890,016 6,344,502
    1998 285,782 278 4,246 0 290,306 459,350 6,260,917
    1999 233,080 240 9,466 0 242,786 594,887 3,757,550
    2000 189,437 249 6,375 0 196,061 599,519 2,742,304
    2001 591,960 211 6,497 0 598,668 353,069 2,202,199
    2002 89,590 219 4,881 0 94,690 330,833 1,497,891
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .16 0 0 0 .16 0 .16
    2001 .12 0 0 0 .12 0 .12
    2002 .0566 0 0 0 .0566 0 .313
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