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

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    Rank counties in VIRGINIA or facilities in SPOTSYLVANIA 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 SPOTSYLVANIA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 23,842
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,023
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 31,023
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,182
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 23,842
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,523
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 143,589
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 144,771
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 143,089
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 144,776
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 116,954

    *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 745,641 0 43,000 0 788,641 5,605 NA
    1989 250,379 0 0 0 250,379 8,770 NA
    1990 157,173 0 0 0 157,173 13,365 NA
    1991 141,251 0 0 0 141,251 11,317 179,365
    1992 125,642 0 0 0 125,642 13,683 164,911
    1993 191,432 0 0 0 191,432 10,045 209,752
    1994 232,046 0 0 0 232,046 5,356 243,027
    1995 168,401 0 0 0 168,401 5,886 164,581
    1996 93,890 0 0 0 93,890 79,487 189,378
    1997 91,600 0 0 0 91,600 155,276 169,412
    1998 45,100 0 0 0 45,100 124,940 181,820
    1999 24,300 0 0 0 24,300 123,400 180,760
    2000 514,156 0 135,994 0 650,150 202,487 767,050
    2001 179,643 0 108,480 0 288,123 206,220 406,191
    2002 144,776 0 0 0 144,776 161,320 429,931
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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