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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 6,947 38
    Suspected Carcinogens 10,306 50
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 57,831 95
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,038 4
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 46,811 397
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 55,146 118
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 50,832 417
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 80,613 407
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 39,391
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 60,386 423
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 166 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 58,624 121
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 113,189 554
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 88,161 449

    *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 3,208,406 21,176 0 0 3,229,582 171,945 NA
    1989 3,134,779 5,611 250 0 3,140,640 223,423 NA
    1990 3,284,029 2,036 907 0 3,286,972 247,996 NA
    1991 3,551,982 3,318 78,629 0 3,633,929 592,307 4,988,638
    1992 3,136,259 35,799 5,074 0 3,177,132 1,776,145 5,071,887
    1993 1,710,701 69,442 336 0 1,780,479 1,638,463 3,963,113
    1994 1,426,553 5,844 367 0 1,432,764 1,710,202 3,341,407
    1995 1,361,555 123,563 393 0 1,485,511 5,168,790 6,476,412
    1996 1,543,320 114,684 86 0 1,658,090 2,125,377 4,364,391
    1997 1,806,619 128,718 52 0 1,935,389 4,423,184 4,778,996
    1998 1,344,679 128,014 161 0 1,472,854 1,899,156 6,364,939
    1999 1,618,882 117,411 3 0 1,736,296 1,875,184 6,360,364
    2000 903,406 87,572 1,505 0 992,483 1,596,757 4,535,090
    2001 686,980 1,122 0 0 688,102 1,671,785 4,001,512
    2002 115,700 573 0 0 116,273 1,560,917 3,123,994
    "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 .9517 0 0 0 .9517 0 .9517
    2001 .9687 0 0 0 .9687 0 .9687
    2002 .959 0 0 0 .959 0 .959
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