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Environmental Release Report: SHENANDOAH County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SHENANDOAH 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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    Rank counties in VIRGINIA or facilities in SHENANDOAH County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 SHENANDOAH 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:MERCURY
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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 16,391
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 241,572 1,478,549
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 317,710
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 16,393
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 70,249
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 317,713
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 317,713
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 317,686
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 241,571
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 317,714
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 317,686

    *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 396,857 0 0 0 396,857 515,391 NA
    1989 805,619 0 0 0 805,619 200,444 NA
    1990 712,788 0 0 0 712,788 113,250 NA
    1991 544,971 0 0 0 544,971 67,993 382,843
    1992 804,704 0 0 0 804,704 79,617 1,074,505
    1993 823,767 250 0 0 824,017 328,721 12,346,704
    1994 622,584 5 250 0 622,839 309,135 15,817,583
    1995 663,602 5 250 0 663,857 295,534 16,311,686
    1996 514,475 5 0 0 514,480 315,225 18,453,748
    1997 524,512 5 0 0 524,517 511,502 17,599,350
    1998 314,711 0 0 0 314,711 299,920 16,968,665
    1999 216,820 0 0 0 216,820 184,936 18,497,685
    2000 234,917 2,245,889 6,373 0 2,487,179 286,145 21,105,105
    2001 270,228 433,845 35,869 0 739,942 272,253 17,252,581
    2002 317,714 1,478,549 4,835 0 1,801,098 406,236 17,318,786
    "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
    2002 .1 0 0 0 .1 0 .1
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