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Environmental Release Report: ALLEGHANY County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ALLEGHANY 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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    *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 ALLEGHANY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 121,110 4,152
    Suspected Carcinogens 610 109
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 121,233 2,233
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,169 450
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,125,109 4,401
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 873,296 6,042
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,143,185 4,541
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,125,289 5,902
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 987,133
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,499,606 50,684
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 283 450
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 422,721 48,390
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,474,741 53,411
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,474,634 8,643

    *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 19,025,264 57,550 647,940 0 19,730,754 1,209,461 NA
    1989 10,042,999 231,400 7,102 0 10,281,501 50,493 NA
    1990 8,188,157 82,561 7,635 0 8,278,353 44,121 NA
    1991 9,530,962 80,660 6,870 0 9,618,492 38,529 31,037,321
    1992 7,445,900 84,604 7,678 0 7,538,182 49,733 32,124,775
    1993 5,210,170 87,802 15,451 0 5,313,423 46,743 30,649,459
    1994 5,131,717 33,702 17,429 0 5,182,848 45,257 31,574,717
    1995 5,449,576 45,674 19,365 0 5,514,615 51,979 30,720,147
    1996 5,321,523 36,484 121,543 0 5,479,550 47,752 30,170,820
    1997 4,934,704 83,145 165,636 0 5,183,485 40,860 23,988,393
    1998 4,603,598 73,345 210,450 0 4,887,393 21,609 21,242,550
    1999 4,825,608 7,860 248,695 0 5,082,163 15,838 29,215,850
    2000 4,953,105 146,080 267,281 0 5,366,466 7,112 29,679,409
    2001 4,727,288 63,740 302,015 0 5,093,043 6,794 27,589,323
    2002 4,476,272 54,564 299,472 0 4,830,308 3,963 24,753,352
    "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 2.11 0 1.92 0 4.03 0 4.03
    2001 1.91 0 .9742 0 2.89 0 2.89
    2002 1.93 0 .9652 0 2.90 0 2.90
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