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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 99,952 297
    Suspected Carcinogens 267 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 774,410 4,644
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 232,253 2,247
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 710,004 2,397
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 851 43
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 986,402 2,502
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 939,515 4,611
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,242,648 4,549
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 94,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,203,525 4,544
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 787 42
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,035,365 4,757
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,908,784 4,795
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,299,416 4,545

    *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 1,467,493 43,450 0 0 1,510,943 1,852,134 NA
    1989 1,553,305 37,350 0 0 1,590,655 22,660 NA
    1990 1,312,259 38,150 0 0 1,350,409 22,071 NA
    1991 1,541,463 48,623 0 0 1,590,086 618,114 3,582,420
    1992 1,468,723 42,671 0 0 1,511,394 914,155 4,051,514
    1993 1,298,045 43,483 0 0 1,341,528 1,023,164 2,531,806
    1994 1,019,508 2,713 250 0 1,022,471 700,544 1,974,007
    1995 690,682 4,943 0 0 695,625 172,770 991,458
    1996 796,824 5,763 5 0 802,592 415,675 1,332,030
    1997 893,397 2,632 5 0 896,034 419,668 1,199,810
    1998 863,489 2,241 250 0 865,980 172,077 1,111,599
    1999 989,810 4,820 5 0 994,635 1,026,094 2,131,170
    2000 1,995,465 1,923 250 0 1,997,638 1,533,299 4,773,379
    2001 1,793,798 4,995 0 0 1,798,793 1,425,542 3,335,076
    2002 1,915,494 4,799 11 0 1,920,305 929,721 3,323,093
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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