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Environmental Release Report: ACCOMACK County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ACCOMACK 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 VIRGINIA or facilities in ACCOMACK 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 ACCOMACK County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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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 .779
    Suspected Carcinogens 22
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 24 830,000
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .779
    Suspected Immunotoxicants .779
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,033 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,055 250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .779
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,031 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,033 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,033 250

    *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 19,790 0 0 0 19,790 0 NA
    1989 24,250 0 0 0 24,250 0 NA
    1990 30,412 5,600 0 0 36,012 0 NA
    1991 15,100 9,600 250 0 24,950 1,500 5,728,000
    1992 15,100 91 250 0 15,441 0 13,292,600
    1993 15,100 2,600 250 0 17,950 0 15,010,200
    1994 22,400 14,000 250 0 36,650 0 19,539,000
    1995 20,355 97 250 0 20,702 0 19,390,945
    1996 49,876 120 590 0 50,586 0 19,667,883
    1997 29,475 63 4,650 0 34,188 0 10,040,902
    1998 39,661 50 250 0 39,961 1,100,000 14,460,038
    1999 36,304 1,100,070 250 0 1,136,624 276,080 12,807,886
    2000 14,123 1,132,896 3,542 0 1,150,561 2 1,218,565
    2001 38 990,000 21,000 0 1,011,038 2 1,028,039
    2002 7,055 830,250 250 0 837,555 5 952,548
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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