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Environmental Release Report: CULPEPER County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CULPEPER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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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 CULPEPER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 10

    *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 119,470 0 0 0 119,470 12,050 NA
    1989 69,359 0 0 0 69,359 36,872 NA
    1990 45,926 0 0 0 45,926 83,371 NA
    1991 66,412 20 0 0 66,432 118,353 426,101
    1992 33,368 0 0 0 33,368 210,459 553,260
    1993 12,431 15 0 0 12,446 99,899 419,180
    1994 18,793 15 0 0 18,808 168,249 466,801
    1995 17,186 15 0 0 17,201 201,966 460,384
    1996 12,996 11 2 0 13,009 13,674 15,586
    1997 50,970 0 0 0 50,970 26,788 121,140
    1998 20,638 0 0 0 20,638 134,264 155,412
    1999 10,803 0 0 0 10,803 66,196 76,998
    2000 20,565 0 0 0 20,565 142,918 163,238
    2001 510 0 0 0 510 262,017 262,458
    2002 510 0 135 0 645 378,782 378,763
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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