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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE
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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 74,187 87
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74,189 87
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 74,166 87
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 144,163 1,284
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 74,187 87
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 188,584 87
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 114,547
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 103,934 1,371
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 21
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 74,166 87
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 218,458 1,371
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 218,458 1,371

    *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 882,324 17,019 8,775 0 908,118 7,200 NA
    1989 0 32 0 0 32 10,490 NA
    1990 711,961 7,391 7,600 0 726,952 5,480 NA
    1991 553,313 5,675 15,490 0 574,478 9,550 3,514,093
    1992 0 20 0 0 20 306 326
    1993 0 19 0 0 19 1,635 394
    1994 0 12 0 0 12 2,362 356
    1995 225,388 4,168 5,672 0 235,228 3,734 861,681
    1996 186,110 2,048 20 0 188,178 5,952 1,182,510
    1997 120,599 1,957 2,368 0 124,924 11,178 1,997,110
    1998 120,859 1,936 347 0 123,142 292 2,522,637
    1999 119,743 1,774 12 0 121,529 380 1,669,398
    2000 192,340 1,650 10 0 194,000 27,875 1,980,304
    2001 181,688 1,437 1 0 183,126 28,706 12,344,330
    2002 218,481 1,371 0 0 219,852 28,631 14,694,616
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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