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Environmental Release Report: SUSSEX County, VA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SUSSEX 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 SUSSEX County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 14
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 34,740
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 34,754
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 34,754
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 34,754
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 14
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 34,754
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 34,754

    *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 221,092 0 0 0 221,092 10,000 NA
    1989 184,828 0 0 0 184,828 20,500 NA
    1990 157,200 0 0 0 157,200 8,800 NA
    1991 147,250 0 0 0 147,250 20,220 1,932,640
    1992 75,566 0 0 0 75,566 120 1,776,335
    1993 85,419 0 0 0 85,419 120 838,889
    1994 76,735 0 0 0 76,735 20 991,686
    1995 79,108 0 0 0 79,108 20 1,021,561
    1996 77,858 0 0 0 77,858 20 1,057,570
    1997 77,727 0 0 0 77,727 20 933,197
    1998 152,298 0 0 0 152,298 500 1,743,928
    1999 141,659 0 134,605 0 276,264 500 220,600
    2000 141,299 0 0 0 141,299 500 195,406
    2001 124,235 0 0 0 124,235 518 124,322
    2002 34,754 0 0 0 34,754 250 34,816
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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