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Environmental Release Report: WARREN County, PA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WARREN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 WARREN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    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 54,129 1,177
    Suspected Carcinogens 371 .500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 119,161 1,991
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 24,090 531
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 115,389 1,457
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 56,105 522
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 227,772 1,182
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 111,765 998
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 429,256 3,137
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 145,010
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 337,472 3,831
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,766 281
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 317,417 3,252
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 499,955 4,183
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 429,285 3,458

    *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 693,327 39,267 23,786 0 756,380 107,564 NA
    1989 682,830 9,637 55,900 0 748,367 55,567 NA
    1990 546,857 16,674 20,700 0 584,231 44,373 NA
    1991 664,991 28,018 18,200 0 711,209 531,315 26,204,597
    1992 643,842 9,354 18,700 0 671,896 438,349 35,171,394
    1993 632,770 9,544 3,500 0 645,814 28,379,251 31,450,039
    1994 637,455 55,547 22,700 0 715,702 30,689,746 33,795,329
    1995 784,220 48,013 23,900 0 856,133 1,632,504 3,457,261
    1996 814,645 28,455 23,895 0 866,995 1,281,012 3,101,925
    1997 367,265 51,698 0 0 418,963 1,126,380 1,952,794
    1998 831,710 46,590 122,202 0 1,000,502 1,317,746 2,841,116
    1999 812,387 24,324 12,800 0 849,511 1,352,202 2,710,612
    2000 640,816 4,956 160 0 645,932 1,488,936 2,357,643
    2001 563,673 4,642 1,217 0 569,531 822,265 1,710,862
    2002 508,252 4,445 1,803 0 514,500 862,385 1,667,516
    "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 .126 0 0 0 .126 0 .126
    2001 .136 0 0 0 .136 0 .136
    2002 .109 0 0 0 .109 0 .109
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