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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 10,701 483
    Suspected Carcinogens 13,101 38
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 159,288 118,510
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,801 35
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 156,486 475
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,121,801 849
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 33,357 2,034
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,254,988 28
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,400,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 164,287 665
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,201 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 164,687 1,100
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,450,757 3,061
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,432,137 3,301

    *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 91,240 0 0 0 91,240 275,020 NA
    1989 107,749 72 0 0 107,821 145,304 NA
    1990 86,499 0 0 0 86,499 192,839 NA
    1991 74,092 0 0 0 74,092 54,720 237,252
    1992 63,965 0 0 0 63,965 32,518 163,683
    1993 7,877 13 0 0 7,890 5,948 68,390
    1994 16 19 0 0 35 52 5,726
    1995 9 27 0 0 36 0 36
    1996 20 27 0 0 47 250 137
    1997 8,462 0 0 0 8,462 82,955 179,986
    1998 1,486,415 6,465 300,000 0 1,792,880 339,684 2,180,243
    1999 1,614,876 6,384 299,000 0 1,920,260 186,156 2,251,695
    2000 1,434,075 5,147 366,006 0 1,805,228 219,660 3,368,650
    2001 1,489,454 6,522 405,012 0 1,900,988 110,117 2,645,967
    2002 1,453,228 124,281 390,075 0 1,967,584 278,291 2,754,680
    "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 .98 0 0 0 .98 0 .98
    2001 1.31 0 0 0 1.31 0 1.31
    2002 .95 0 0 0 .95 0 .95
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