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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 348 307
    Suspected Carcinogens 165 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,005 312
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 320
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 37,505 312
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .660
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,665 308
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 27,093 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,443 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 29,272 489
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 320
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,284 800
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 40,270 802
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 37,415 308

    *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 459,161 4,320 2,624,831 0 3,088,312 237,535 NA
    1989 374,571 4,090 80,900 0 459,561 210,037 NA
    1990 265,822 190 60,900 0 326,912 257,558 NA
    1991 141,013 130 44,500 0 185,643 251,952 373,291
    1992 49,417 0 33,900 0 83,317 254,850 273,696
    1993 81,158 0 25,200 0 106,358 158,064 332,956
    1994 111,229 0 37,700 0 148,929 146,127 364,992
    1995 72,465 0 33,300 0 105,765 169,908 380,821
    1996 55,107 0 54,400 0 109,507 901,200 1,070,550
    1997 80,184 51 34,800 0 115,035 1,855,718 1,104,061
    1998 71,939 47 51,800 0 123,786 947,959 1,118,623
    1999 71,028 47 55,000 0 126,075 1,102,909 1,229,279
    2000 91,793 803 58,600 0 151,196 1,203,700 1,426,631
    2001 72,767 809 44,462 0 118,038 1,016,681 1,187,801
    2002 40,590 802 5,040 0 46,431 937,316 1,027,925
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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