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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    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 135 20
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 161 47
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 135 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 135 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 161 47
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 161 47
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 161 20
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 135 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 26 27
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 26

    *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 2,500 0 0 0 2,500 0 NA
    1989 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 0 NA
    1990 231 0 0 0 231 0 NA
    1991 455 0 0 0 455 0 125
    1992 431 0 0 0 431 0 1,871
    1993 61 0 0 0 61 0 315
    1994 32 505 0 0 537 15 617
    1995 105 0 0 0 105 0 105
    1996 6 0 0 0 6 0 6
    1997 41 0 0 0 41 0 41
    1998 39 0 0 0 39 0 39
    1999 20 0 0 0 20 0 20
    2000 18 0 0 0 18 0 18
    2001 679 122 47,554 0 48,354 0 48,360
    2002 161 47 62,396 0 62,604 0 62,604
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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