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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    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 1,053 812
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,306 1,062
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,053 812
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,523 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,053 812
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,308 1,062
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,576 1,812
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,268
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,056 1,812
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,053 812
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,523 1,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,523 1,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,273 1,000

    *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 45,621 750 0 0 46,371 1,110,789 NA
    1989 38,576 284 0 0 38,860 876,181 NA
    1990 34,440 209 5 0 34,654 567,329 NA
    1991 27,614 119 411,398 0 439,131 577,568 1,225,517
    1992 24,906 1,072 409,673 0 435,651 443,526 1,707,566
    1993 19,138 1,513 12,462 0 33,113 506,414 1,239,739
    1994 34,246 1,279 292,671 0 328,196 393,587 969,046
    1995 9,448 0 0 0 9,448 380,271 660,246
    1996 380 2,092 0 0 2,472 316,839 532,769
    1997 6,818 3,347 0 0 10,165 735,202 559,556
    1998 6,924 12,672 0 0 19,596 461,595 824,491
    1999 9,199 2,396 0 0 11,595 374,046 572,675
    2000 6,184 2,396 0 0 8,580 415,039 571,653
    2001 7,262 1,798 0 0 9,060 800,916 942,252
    2002 7,306 1,812 0 0 9,118 678,976 1,030,542
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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