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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 23,936 526
    Suspected Carcinogens 12,678 254
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 129,014 280
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 46,122 26
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 73,220 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 21,548 .026
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 96,087 776
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 121,429 526
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 203,301 505
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 206,103 751
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 810 26
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 183,874 728
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 203,189 728
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 205,805 978

    *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 1,075,745 16,254 2,767 0 1,094,766 928,909 NA
    1989 945,751 1,038 1,182 0 947,971 473,330 NA
    1990 792,421 145 0 0 792,566 391,678 NA
    1991 950,654 309 16 0 950,979 882,747 1,613,929
    1992 818,268 1,020 1,850 0 821,138 1,012,343 1,634,864
    1993 764,010 126 0 0 764,136 943,868 1,409,674
    1994 610,680 500 0 0 611,180 4,741,430 4,361,589
    1995 384,570 412 0 0 384,982 5,328,040 4,542,074
    1996 351,788 364 0 0 352,152 3,373,622 4,417,558
    1997 319,043 368 0 0 319,411 8,441,328 4,532,276
    1998 335,217 450 150 0 335,817 3,396,852 7,071,546
    1999 200,048 606 150 0 200,804 5,014,365 7,617,694
    2000 213,582 1,113 150 0 214,845 6,350,462 12,485,587
    2001 176,805 218 155 0 177,178 2,342,941 6,247,951
    2002 207,978 1,005 255 0 209,238 937,297 4,185,901
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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