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Environmental Release Report: ISLE OF WIGHT County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ISLE OF WIGHT 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):
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    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 ISLE OF WIGHT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 293,107 2,488
    Suspected Carcinogens 354 20
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 282,175 407,932
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 143 109
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,308,442 2,243
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 160,009 160
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 676,916 5,928
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,287,037 4,582
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,084,318 50,201
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 647,184
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,688,310 120,043
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 139 108
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 543,174 117,702
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,320,338 123,393
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,159,500 50,693

    *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 2,312,265 416,686 0 0 2,728,951 418 NA
    1989 13,573 2,855 0 0 16,428 0 NA
    1990 9,704 2,909 0 0 12,613 0 NA
    1991 29,400 7,400 0 0 36,800 0 112,500
    1992 33,200 6,250 0 0 39,450 0 71,300
    1993 36,800 5,500 0 0 42,300 0 98,100
    1994 2,940,141 4,661 0 0 2,944,802 9,164 32,802,350
    1995 3,086,900 56,948 10,026 0 3,153,874 321 34,878,359
    1996 59,968 17,143 0 0 77,111 124 173,513
    1997 46,094 1,064,298 0 0 1,110,392 3,174,607 4,415,057
    1998 136,065 0 38 0 136,103 354,539 2,953,236
    1999 2,337,744 249,293 0 0 2,587,037 911,422 43,962,389
    2000 2,727,846 131,216 138 0 2,859,199 745,955 25,320,740
    2001 2,913,993 84,586 198 0 2,998,777 666,687 46,758,839
    2002 3,321,551 533,296 88,099 0 3,942,947 274,899 45,390,357
    "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 1.42 1.63 0 0 3.06 3.60 6.66
    2001 1.51 .6999 0 0 2.21 .774 2.99
    2002 1.42 2.10 0 0 3.51 0 4.57
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