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

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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 WYTHE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 255
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 23
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 23
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 33
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 615
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 355

    *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 261,887 0 0 0 261,887 365,982 NA
    1989 279,224 0 0 0 279,224 337,573 NA
    1990 225,551 0 0 0 225,551 232,970 NA
    1991 133,833 0 0 0 133,833 213,842 651,614
    1992 57,380 0 0 0 57,380 76,821 571,871
    1993 33,109 10 0 0 33,119 204,707 402,164
    1994 18,950 12 0 0 18,962 38,956 322,975
    1995 31,338 13 0 0 31,351 489,010 660,983
    1996 22,222 1 5 0 22,228 313,604 366,010
    1997 24,242 5 5 0 24,252 548,390 333,093
    1998 14,540 5 0 0 14,545 376,312 416,444
    1999 13,039 5 0 0 13,044 354,178 396,480
    2000 15,235 0 0 0 15,235 47,934 78,822
    2001 374 0 0 0 374 57,140 69,427
    2002 615 0 0 0 615 101,187 122,201
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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