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Environmental Release Report: CHESTERFIELD County, SC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHESTERFIELD 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 CHESTERFIELD 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:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 689 27
    Suspected Carcinogens 526 12
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 465,654 1,470
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25,628
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 315,256 27
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 128
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 100,515 39
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 341,159 21
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 380,574 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 209
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 466,634 6
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 128
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 267,983 33
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 383,138 54
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 341,469 39

    *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 2,058,384 127,208 0 0 2,185,592 221,127 NA
    1989 2,037,516 61,145 500 0 2,099,161 143,456 NA
    1990 1,710,693 0 530 5 1,711,228 141,899 NA
    1991 833,675 0 2,675 0 836,350 405,589 1,959,379
    1992 586,234 54 255 0 586,543 255,487 1,386,583
    1993 395,412 260 0 0 395,672 7,379,014 8,845,687
    1994 750,149 260 0 0 750,409 4,688,796 6,494,884
    1995 730,030 5 0 0 730,035 7,868,353 9,146,764
    1996 401,132 20 0 0 401,152 8,431,950 10,188,364
    1997 354,277 25 0 0 354,302 12,910,232 8,092,819
    1998 346,823 1,290 0 0 348,113 1,201,418 3,380,172
    1999 402,347 1,492 19,816 0 423,655 2,367,556 2,505,284
    2000 473,404 705 4,746 0 478,855 10,365,701 6,684,956
    2001 509,944 1,415 1,865 0 513,224 8,941,993 10,520,504
    2002 468,952 1,492 0 0 470,444 7,775,087 9,789,086
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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