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Environmental Release Report: NEWPORT NEWS (CITY) County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEWPORT NEWS (CITY) 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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    Rank counties in VIRGINIA or facilities in NEWPORT NEWS (CITY) County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 NEWPORT NEWS (CITY) County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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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 3,856 1,000
    Suspected Carcinogens 287 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 209,106 2,566
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 192,059 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 151,415 2,316
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,362 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 194,518 16,778
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 346,080 3,230
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 357,267 2,126
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 31,255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 357,231 2,376
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 198,955 3,942
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 389,101 20,134
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 385,449 2,566

    *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 1,297,164 0 0 0 1,297,164 966,171 NA
    1989 1,164,835 1,250 0 0 1,166,085 721,117 NA
    1990 1,748,435 1,000 0 0 1,749,435 177,804 NA
    1991 973,846 510 510 0 974,866 1,157,042 3,406,217
    1992 1,091,985 755 510 0 1,093,250 1,609,955 4,820,974
    1993 742,129 755 510 0 743,394 1,520,199 5,363,287
    1994 923,774 1,750 1,265 0 926,789 1,510,823 4,830,666
    1995 874,092 1,750 1,255 0 877,097 1,327,790 6,127,867
    1996 905,869 335 607 0 906,811 1,432,374 7,522,844
    1997 905,505 11,000 31,100 0 947,605 2,593,194 7,512,568
    1998 763,685 2,768 0 0 766,453 1,327,607 4,719,271
    1999 582,653 16,569 0 0 599,222 931,654 3,021,912
    2000 539,488 12,056 0 0 551,544 681,313 3,057,725
    2001 544,776 12,579 2,987 0 560,342 820,957 3,373,887
    2002 389,565 20,134 3,379 0 413,077 701,092 2,842,203
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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