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Environmental Release Report: PITTSYLVANIA County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PITTSYLVANIA 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 PITTSYLVANIA 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 2,657
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,876
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 59,169 1,700
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,517 200
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,231
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 941
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 390,667
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 28,649 1,090
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 438,600 890
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 368,062
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 76,628 1,700
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 633
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 35,415 200
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 443,125 1,500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 440,460 890

    *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 1,259,102 92,353 0 0 1,351,455 253,441 NA
    1989 1,115,391 10,740 0 0 1,126,131 355,122 NA
    1990 1,032,853 9,145 0 0 1,041,998 370,747 NA
    1991 789,039 12,250 0 0 801,289 688,565 47,170,251
    1992 466,690 9,673 211 0 476,574 1,216,377 21,581,459
    1993 447,186 10,414 0 0 457,600 1,807,154 20,594,220
    1994 728,049 18,710 0 0 746,759 2,375,130 22,656,772
    1995 582,416 46,896 0 0 629,312 2,034,977 25,923,177
    1996 797,261 97,563 300 0 895,124 690,286 18,441,741
    1997 426,419 67,550 0 0 493,969 1,503,457 13,997,764
    1998 629,537 41,250 0 0 670,787 1,032,064 15,484,201
    1999 494,218 39,900 0 0 534,118 1,355,973 10,758,553
    2000 540,422 35,100 5 0 575,527 1,855,646 15,917,914
    2001 421,389 1,240 0 0 422,629 1,744,878 8,713,213
    2002 446,028 1,700 0 0 447,728 1,164,741 20,317,833
    "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 .2335 0 0 0 .2335 0 .2335
    2001 .2335 0 0 0 .2335 0 .2335
    2002 1.11 0 0 0 1.11 0 1.11
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