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Environmental Release Report: CHESAPEAKE (CITY) County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHESAPEAKE (CITY) County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer 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 CHESAPEAKE (CITY) County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 26,350 931
    Suspected Carcinogens 45,107 32
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 281,554 2,715
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,416 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 648,027 957
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 19,286 .200
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,096,983 5,022
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 61,148 61
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,359,565 810
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,494,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 705,284 1,030
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,490 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 688,819 1,932
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,979,428 6,077
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,589,597 2,137

    *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 346,565 5,150 0 0 351,715 44,533 NA
    1989 356,303 2,358 0 0 358,661 100,758 NA
    1990 205,885 17,010 0 0 222,895 86,145 NA
    1991 173,856 4,946 0 0 178,802 2,225,735 2,413,907
    1992 161,083 5,958 0 0 167,041 179,400 345,754
    1993 90,197 4,010 0 0 94,207 135,206 268,706
    1994 114,206 4,270 0 0 118,476 66,610 3,293,114
    1995 808,117 6,360 0 0 814,477 45,806 640,861,150
    1996 563,772 4,000 0 0 567,772 122,352 690,825
    1997 394,769 3,500 0 0 398,269 286,998 545,940
    1998 2,836,866 58,827 30 0 2,895,723 275,170 3,261,482
    1999 2,763,523 15,145 610,013 0 3,388,681 239,099 4,185,393
    2000 2,803,248 14,386 769,010 0 3,586,644 148,917 4,310,496
    2001 2,906,918 16,249 736,010 0 3,659,176 218,568 4,472,896
    2002 2,986,508 8,280 705,130 0 3,699,918 159,891 4,481,595
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .33 0 0 0 .33 0 .33
    2001 .32 0 0 0 .32 0 .32
    2002 .31 0 0 0 .31 0 .31
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