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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 105,102 493
    Suspected Carcinogens 266 12
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 26,362 2,405
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 142 87
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,404,700 16,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 325,102 493
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,404,796 18,387
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,712,522 18,836
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 326,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,572,848 60,824
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 96 87
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 194,226 42,443
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,898,926 60,743
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,901,426 18,749

    *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 649,211 4,250 0 0 653,461 750 NA
    1989 869,438 4,456 500 0 874,394 750 NA
    1990 765,749 4,250 500 0 770,499 750 NA
    1991 857,803 6,040 255 0 864,098 250 5,350,746
    1992 894,459 6,566 505 0 901,530 250 5,275,207
    1993 1,184,500 4,103 505 0 1,189,108 255 10,160,539
    1994 1,144,462 2,819 250 0 1,147,531 250 9,682,230
    1995 1,159,199 2,728 250 0 1,162,177 250 6,340,614
    1996 1,251,393 1,850 250 0 1,253,493 0 4,905,007
    1997 1,645,557 1,850 250 0 1,647,657 0 5,478,683
    1998 1,681,275 1,849 308,070 0 1,991,194 0 6,395,579
    1999 2,673,747 115,044 418,709 0 3,207,500 0 8,562,228
    2000 1,875,346 77,878 275,399 0 2,228,623 0 2,230,797
    2001 1,857,034 63,932 0 0 1,920,967 310,972 3,045,512
    2002 1,908,070 60,836 0 0 1,968,906 0 3,124,905
    "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 1.46 5.01 12.56 0 19.03 0 19.03
    2001 .73 0 0 0 .73 .76 2.20
    2002 .72 0 0 0 .72 0 2.30
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