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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 42
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,590
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 63
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,527
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 63
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 17,590 1,334
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 17,917
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 17,590
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 17,590
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 42
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 17,548
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 17,917 1,334
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 17,590

    *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 6,500 0 0 0 6,500 0 NA
    1989 7,000 0 26,500 0 33,500 0 NA
    1990 8,800 0 0 0 8,800 0 NA
    1991 4,200 0 0 0 4,200 3,500,000 3,602,000
    1992 4,643 0 0 0 4,643 471,506 575,418
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 440,223 546,438
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 467,795 583,113
    1995 2,577 0 0 0 2,577 361,536 571,669
    1996 2,200 0 0 0 2,200 9,582 30,719
    1997 1,180 0 0 0 1,180 67,508 34,887
    1998 327 0 0 0 327 79,972 79,972
    1999 327 0 0 0 327 156,931 165,219
    2000 327 0 0 0 327 195,852 196,179
    2001 16,574 1,334 0 0 17,908 154,448 172,588
    2002 17,917 1,334 0 0 19,251 227,761 345,030
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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