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Environmental Release Report: LUNENBURG County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LUNENBURG 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 LUNENBURG 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:METHYL METHACRYLATE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 71,820
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 114,738
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,652
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 114,738
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 71,820
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 114,738
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 71,820
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 114,738
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 117,390
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 114,738
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 117,390
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 114,738

    *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 277,068 0 0 0 277,068 3,874 NA
    1989 377,766 0 0 0 377,766 10,624 NA
    1990 451,175 0 0 0 451,175 12,263 NA
    1991 252,779 0 0 0 252,779 4,192 404,998
    1992 307,678 0 0 0 307,678 0 461,058
    1993 377,917 0 0 0 377,917 0 531,294
    1994 62,549 0 0 0 62,549 0 62,549
    1995 71,506 0 0 0 71,506 0 71,506
    1996 1,393,166 0 0 0 1,393,166 0 1,393,166
    1997 1,570,315 0 0 0 1,570,315 0 1,570,315
    1998 705,366 0 0 0 705,366 0 705,366
    1999 90,117 0 0 0 90,117 0 90,117
    2000 97,656 0 0 0 97,656 0 97,656
    2001 2,652 0 8,013 0 10,665 0 10,665
    2002 117,390 0 8,013 0 125,403 0 126,661
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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