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Environmental Release Report: HOPEWELL (CITY) County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HOPEWELL (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 HOPEWELL (CITY) County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 289,848 2,787
    Suspected Carcinogens 771 109
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 520,540 143,655
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 101,044 2,371
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,585,000 42,748
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 34,945 2,360
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 778,266 2,787
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,539,978 43,938
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,424,904 105,221
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 737,334
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,253,385 105,639
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 35,249 1,190
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,897,610 103,614
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,760,409 105,737
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,603,825 105,737

    *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 3,809,023 18,933,549 250 0 22,742,822 35,977,352 NA
    1989 4,034,459 9,338,089 0 0 13,372,548 34,730,976 NA
    1990 3,395,288 1,373,535 3,640 0 4,772,463 16,779,364 NA
    1991 3,067,061 1,475,779 2,296 0 4,545,136 23,973,906 99,085,733
    1992 4,685,000 911,683 4,821 0 5,601,504 22,032,939 46,115,855
    1993 4,929,511 1,353,132 208 0 6,282,851 18,407,156 41,442,564
    1994 4,829,590 1,287,360 237 0 6,117,187 18,833,836 39,942,410
    1995 6,063,424 183,008 0 0 6,246,432 23,403,365 48,070,182
    1996 5,913,451 395,646 0 0 6,309,097 20,084,024 43,129,568
    1997 5,859,412 187,515 0 0 6,046,927 18,472,251 45,821,337
    1998 8,237,342 122,790 0 0 8,360,132 13,230,503 38,729,278
    1999 7,697,519 366,191 656 0 8,064,366 14,311,533 75,411,351
    2000 7,568,668 176,670 84 0 7,745,423 13,436,855 68,325,761
    2001 7,389,462 126,230 47 0 7,515,739 12,658,684 32,192,993
    2002 6,947,539 205,118 35 0 7,152,692 12,482,376 29,946,749
    "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 1.62 0 0 0 1.62 .0226 1.64
    2001 1.33 0 0 0 1.33 .0993 1.42
    2002 1.07 0 0 0 1.07 .0315 1.10
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