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Environmental Release Report: MONTOUR County, PA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONTOUR 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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    Rank counties in PENNSYLVANIA or facilities in MONTOUR 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 MONTOUR County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 2,370
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,213
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 501,673
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,661
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 495,373
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,949,012
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,933
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,446,361
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,381,483
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 503,877
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,384
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 501,815
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,388,657
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,385,691

    *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 181,250 0 0 0 181,250 24,074 NA
    1989 62,060 0 0 0 62,060 22,470 NA
    1990 86,089 0 0 0 86,089 46,391 NA
    1991 33,322 1 0 0 33,323 214,961 382,914
    1992 7,759 1 0 0 7,760 222,717 380,796
    1993 15,264 0 0 0 15,264 1,143,291 1,365,471
    1994 32,134 0 0 0 32,134 2,421,990 2,548,027
    1995 5,084 0 0 0 5,084 3,434,110 3,710,792
    1996 25 0 0 0 25 60,872 84,013
    1997 25 0 0 0 25 219,821 110,100
    1998 6,502,893 0 113,913 0 6,616,806 111,665 6,739,480
    1999 6,475,045 0 46,650 0 6,521,695 135,777 6,232,930
    2000 5,245,072 0 158,979 0 5,404,051 146,353 5,504,895
    2001 5,269,259 0 104,066 0 5,373,325 69,897 5,442,873
    2002 5,391,710 0 24,403 0 5,416,113 121,763 5,580,334
    "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 5.08 0 0 0 5.08 0 5.08
    2001 4.95 0 0 0 4.95 0 4.95
    2002 5.09 0 0 0 5.09 0 5.09
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