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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,626
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,626
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,626
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,626
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,626
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,626
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6,621
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,621
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,621

    *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 360,155 0 0 0 360,155 0 NA
    1989 353,581 0 0 0 353,581 0 NA
    1990 326,504 0 0 0 326,504 0 NA
    1991 249,400 0 0 0 249,400 59,537 308,970
    1992 166,300 0 0 0 166,300 52,052 218,400
    1993 155,144 0 0 0 155,144 70,743 225,887
    1994 136,800 0 0 0 136,800 28,800 166,000
    1995 129,500 0 0 0 129,500 18,050 147,700
    1996 84,700 0 0 0 84,700 12,000 96,800
    1997 47,234 0 0 0 47,234 12,004 53,236
    1998 44,098 0 0 0 44,098 4,958 49,051
    1999 27,640 0 0 0 27,640 3,736 31,376
    2000 9,428 0 0 0 9,428 1,313 10,741
    2001 16,904 0 0 0 16,904 5,535 22,439
    2002 6,626 0 0 0 6,626 3,666 10,604
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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