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Environmental Release Report: ROCKBRIDGE County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ROCKBRIDGE 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 ROCKBRIDGE 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 9,996 13
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,417
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 26 960
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 26 13
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,996 2,430
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 26 2,430
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 26 965
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,996 13
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 26 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,417
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,970 2,417

    *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 1,249,653 2,200 0 0 1,251,853 53,004 NA
    1989 94,123 1,616 250 0 95,989 6,656 NA
    1990 107,865 2,971 450 0 111,286 34,081 NA
    1991 59,830 3,177 0 0 63,007 22,363 192,057
    1992 96,348 18,707 0 0 115,055 154,275 281,030
    1993 111,534 12,278 0 0 123,812 66,380 518,038
    1994 88,200 6,770 0 0 94,970 36,272 440,875
    1995 60,258 35,200 0 0 95,458 38,272 443,816
    1996 30,237 40,860 0 0 71,097 35,009 388,989
    1997 3,780 33,140 0 0 36,920 74,142 185,427
    1998 3,670 27,443 0 0 31,113 35,876 155,800
    1999 4,070 32,382 0 0 36,452 21,399 59,351
    2000 6,400 42,453 0 0 48,853 7,751 58,104
    2001 7,219 26,136 0 0 33,355 13,845 42,397
    2002 9,996 2,430 0 0 12,426 6,385 18,811
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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