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Environmental Release Report: FRANKLIN County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FRANKLIN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 FRANKLIN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 92
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,204 90
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 90
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,204 36
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12,204 90
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,204 90
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 12,204 36
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,204 2

    *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
    1989 3,184,351 745,560 8,000 0 3,937,911 438 NA
    1990 2,182,684 516,500 0 0 2,699,184 526 NA
    1991 2,451,524 486,625 0 0 2,938,149 398 42,720,040
    1992 3,218,393 487,070 5,600 0 3,711,063 4,132 44,944,313
    1993 3,449,727 9,869 5,904 0 3,465,500 13,468 33,463,424
    1994 290,313 1,554 2,923 0 294,790 0 2,264,759
    1995 158,896 0 0 0 158,896 22,669 219,750
    1996 133,395 0 0 0 133,395 17,981 190,847
    1997 34,455 148 0 0 34,603 15,676 59,662
    1998 41,763 5 0 0 41,768 7,212 66,748
    1999 24,300 15 0 0 24,315 5,513 42,403
    2000 32,823 3 0 0 32,826 6,068 51,140
    2001 25,693 2 0 0 25,695 9,569 50,190
    2002 12,204 126 0 0 12,330 300 32,416
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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