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

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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 1,647
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,390,140
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 468,464
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 844,979
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 701
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 450,550
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,285,385
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,255,079
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,419,664
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 936
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,313,973
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,288,663
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,249,897

    *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 5,180,587 0 2,450 0 5,183,037 503,092 NA
    1989 5,305,787 250 2,200 0 5,308,237 244,461 NA
    1990 4,929,119 80,065 1,700 0 5,010,884 387,039 NA
    1991 4,035,110 73,400 650 0 4,109,160 624,989 5,057,707
    1992 4,581,660 71,000 800 0 4,653,460 878,382 5,858,417
    1993 5,311,455 75,240 800 0 5,387,495 1,266,004 7,022,215
    1994 4,884,860 0 350 0 4,885,210 1,068,480 6,297,930
    1995 4,991,452 0 350 0 4,991,802 1,308,231 6,595,987
    1996 4,973,148 0 334 0 4,973,482 1,237,083 6,829,091
    1997 2,863,480 0 271 0 2,863,751 2,699,756 5,555,825
    1998 2,200,933 0 387 0 2,201,320 1,355,371 4,618,114
    1999 2,270,813 0 552 0 2,271,365 1,352,381 4,515,209
    2000 2,109,455 0 566 0 2,110,021 1,357,783 5,409,608
    2001 1,671,981 2 495 0 1,672,477 1,328,507 5,710,634
    2002 1,425,425 0 275 0 1,425,700 2,146,270 6,499,754
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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