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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 30,018
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 355,548
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 21,933
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 328,083
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 53,641
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 91,888
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 336,153
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 355,008
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 27,332
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 412,700
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 282,708
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 389,077
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 302,112

    *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 2,156,304 0 0 0 2,156,304 264,178 NA
    1989 2,316,748 0 0 0 2,316,748 417,411 NA
    1990 1,985,249 0 0 0 1,985,249 530,543 NA
    1991 1,716,054 0 2,750 0 1,718,804 465,405 2,342,038
    1992 1,487,705 0 8,647 0 1,496,352 195,896 2,053,414
    1993 1,464,794 0 2,023 0 1,466,817 138,341 1,609,333
    1994 1,144,748 0 0 0 1,144,748 41,948 1,187,651
    1995 1,009,538 0 0 0 1,009,538 58,878 1,069,499
    1996 790,246 0 15 0 790,261 63,402 808,512
    1997 637,267 0 27,679 0 664,946 77,285 683,953
    1998 513,406 0 15 0 513,421 99,144 582,825
    1999 465,826 0 0 0 465,826 25,445 492,104
    2000 583,237 0 0 0 583,237 39,520 541,966
    2001 430,359 0 0 0 430,359 30,908 468,084
    2002 412,702 0 0 0 412,702 22,057 434,760
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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