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Environmental Release Report: PRINCE EDWARD County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PRINCE EDWARD County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer 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 PRINCE EDWARD County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 467
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,625
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 467
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,158
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 467
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 467
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,625
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,625
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 467
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 467
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,158
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,625
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 467

    *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 9,735 0 0 0 9,735 4,260 NA
    1990 10,795 0 0 0 10,795 10,325 NA
    1991 23,000 0 750 0 23,750 111,280 136,360
    1992 13,371 0 750 0 14,121 79,528 116,595
    1993 121,000 0 0 0 121,000 133,790 256,200
    1994 2 0 0 0 2 154,000 268,000
    1996 4,000 0 0 0 4,000 50,000 100,000
    1998 250 0 0 0 250 52,150 51,900
    1999 250 0 0 0 250 94,366 94,677
    2000 250 0 0 0 250 117,714 118,140
    2001 866 0 0 0 866 94,272 95,259
    2002 3,625 0 0 0 3,625 83,566 87,187
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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