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Environmental Release Report: MECKLENBURG County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MECKLENBURG 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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    Rank counties in VIRGINIA or facilities in MECKLENBURG County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 MECKLENBURG 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: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 4,122 .400
    Suspected Carcinogens 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,992 .400
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 43 .400
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,949
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,437 .400
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 591 .400
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 21,685 .400
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,715
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 21,371 .400
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 42 .400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,328
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 21,643
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 21,928 5

    *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 196,502 73,319 250 0 270,071 23,289 NA
    1989 159,799 23,727 0 0 183,526 25,905 NA
    1990 171,306 18,983 0 0 190,289 1,510 NA
    1991 186,767 20,751 0 0 207,518 2,010 1,719,936
    1992 164,211 4,652 0 0 168,863 10,531 1,829,884
    1993 76,466 8,101 0 0 84,567 10,531 2,000,921
    1994 45,936 6,686 0 0 52,622 7,112 1,396,331
    1995 29,246 68,732 0 0 97,978 13,200 345,308
    1996 39,290 58,084 0 0 97,374 6,322 352,070
    1997 55,491 37,675 0 0 93,166 11,604 377,477
    1998 72,759 40,997 0 0 113,756 3,020,542 3,718,737
    1999 49,676 32,333 0 0 82,009 79,464 755,142
    2000 43,864 39,681 0 0 83,545 75,556 822,432
    2001 34,938 31,864 0 0 66,802 88,995 794,949
    2002 21,971 5 0 0 21,976 54,925 499,887
    "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 .5389 0 0 0 .5389 0 .5389
    2001 .5868 0 0 0 .5868 0 .5868
    2002 .4909 0 0 0 .4909 0 .4909
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