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Environmental Release Report: PRINCE GEORGE County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PRINCE GEORGE 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):
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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 GEORGE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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 60
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,847
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,847
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,847
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 60
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,847
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 60
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,907
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 60
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,013
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 60

    *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
    1989 133,340 0 0 0 133,340 0 NA
    1990 1,499 0 0 0 1,499 0 NA
    1991 1,257 0 0 0 1,257 0 1,257
    1992 1,455 0 0 0 1,455 0 1,455
    1993 1,354 0 0 0 1,354 0 1,354
    1994 3,204 0 0 0 3,204 0 1,602
    1995 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 0 1,520
    1996 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 0 1,520
    1999 4,034 0 0 0 4,034 0 4,034
    2000 5 0 0 0 5 0 2,001
    2001 13,386 0 0 0 13,386 403,757 421,143
    2002 13,013 0 111 0 13,124 132,606 157,599
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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