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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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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 4,039 28
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,361,257 28
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,267,010
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 94,501 28
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,340,887 31
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,355,105 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,482,996
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,645
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,483,251
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,792
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,478,714 28
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,494,900 31
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,486,250 31

    *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 2,313,849 1,320 0 0 2,315,169 414,307 NA
    1989 1,621,895 0 0 0 1,621,895 319,069 NA
    1990 1,464,666 15 10 10 1,464,701 172,457 NA
    1991 1,560,109 2 0 0 1,560,111 2,363,349 24,819,490
    1992 1,582,821 0 0 0 1,582,821 2,124,039 23,837,782
    1993 1,308,504 10 0 0 1,308,514 2,403,298 22,987,796
    1994 1,343,408 5 0 0 1,343,413 2,305,459 21,261,966
    1995 1,547,269 5 0 0 1,547,274 2,122,605 20,613,173
    1996 2,008,339 5 0 0 2,008,344 2,341,257 24,410,901
    1997 998,754 10 0 0 998,764 3,638,241 20,859,355
    1998 1,357,228 5 0 0 1,357,233 2,429,747 21,499,324
    1999 1,769,450 10 0 0 1,769,460 3,222,730 29,480,158
    2000 1,456,233 5 0 0 1,456,238 3,297,578 29,102,127
    2001 2,394,246 9 0 0 2,394,255 9,724,221 37,863,220
    2002 2,495,416 31 0 0 2,495,447 7,389,577 39,836,022
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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