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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 471,033 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,739
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,198,983 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 82,419
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 482,126 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,831
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 89,413 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 94,945 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 565,563 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 470,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 572,882 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 89,055 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 102,282 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 102,244 5

    *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 5,485,096 0 0 0 5,485,096 177,598 NA
    1989 5,954,863 0 0 0 5,954,863 287,648 NA
    1990 6,572,538 0 0 0 6,572,538 249,627 NA
    1991 3,582,695 0 1,325,590 0 4,908,285 526,153 5,566,013
    1992 3,821,720 0 1,470,645 0 5,292,365 466,845 5,938,687
    1993 3,559,331 0 1,315,299 0 4,874,630 470,127 5,479,181
    1994 3,757,753 0 70,462 0 3,828,215 307,939 5,108,777
    1995 3,712,889 0 190,008 0 3,902,897 401,005 6,182,361
    1996 2,240,893 0 124,625 0 2,365,518 393,691 6,051,981
    1997 1,132,201 0 0 0 1,132,201 499,905 1,383,975
    1998 1,226,742 0 0 0 1,226,742 225,184 1,462,700
    1999 1,066,447 0 10,286 0 1,076,733 197,474 1,201,779
    2000 1,140,729 0 500 0 1,141,229 604,298 1,746,696
    2001 1,050,209 5 110 0 1,050,324 750,324 1,800,133
    2002 1,211,817 10 1,264 0 1,213,091 1,552,623 3,166,502
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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