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Environmental Release Report: HANOVER County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HANOVER 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 HANOVER 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:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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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 .364
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 83 274
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 101,061 .037
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,400
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 83 274
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 150,096 468
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 47,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 102,696 468
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 203,674 194
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 251,271 468
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 251,271 468

    *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 128,716 0 1 0 128,717 18,316 NA
    1989 98,165 0 1 0 98,166 6,266 NA
    1990 60,595 0 6 0 60,601 247,987 NA
    1991 42,521 0 1 0 42,522 750,372 1,279,596
    1992 107,221 0 1 0 107,222 616,813 1,268,814
    1993 112,637 0 1 0 112,638 593,642 1,277,532
    1994 100,663 0 0 0 100,663 524,821 1,224,697
    1995 69,136 0 0 0 69,136 471,344 1,016,346
    1996 69,037 0 0 0 69,037 420,853 778,437
    1997 68,479 0 0 0 68,479 1,522,516 1,046,345
    1998 119,355 0 0 0 119,355 1,177,997 315,664
    1999 137,864 0 0 0 137,864 105,568 228,883
    2000 121,170 23,520 0 0 144,690 3,309 153,429
    2001 129,804 3,442 0 0 133,246 2,566 165,165
    2002 251,271 468 0 0 251,739 507,145 841,347
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .046 0 0 0 .046 0 .046
    2001 .2 0 0 0 .2 0 .2
    2002 165 0 0 0 165 0 165
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