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Environmental Release Report: NORFOLK (CITY) County, VA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NORFOLK (CITY) 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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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 NORFOLK (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:COPPER 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 38,135 .004
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,069
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 946,895 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,067 .004
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 761,931 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 40,037 .004
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 559,804 105
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 478,309 283
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 611,426 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 664,704 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 367 .004
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 716,037 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,051,254 378
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 847,160 10

    *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 1,530,568 0 0 0 1,530,568 84,270 NA
    1989 1,535,976 500 0 0 1,536,476 46,108 NA
    1990 1,233,041 100 0 0 1,233,141 64,874 NA
    1991 1,037,307 1,500 0 0 1,038,807 353,120 1,401,536
    1992 999,002 63,250 0 0 1,062,252 291,217 2,913,625
    1993 1,043,469 110,337 0 0 1,153,806 677,056 2,463,753
    1994 1,017,753 90,796 0 0 1,108,549 1,683,424 3,473,491
    1995 880,028 51,858 0 0 931,886 1,675,129 3,168,857
    1996 1,527,129 5 0 0 1,527,134 152,894 2,805,747
    1997 1,475,007 505 0 0 1,475,512 2,765,485 3,723,081
    1998 1,273,225 510 0 0 1,273,735 913,824 2,677,731
    1999 1,202,510 1,500 0 0 1,204,010 748,452 2,868,138
    2000 1,101,626 297 0 0 1,101,923 1,035,930 2,870,274
    2001 675,709 10,790 0 0 686,499 1,121,411 2,440,880
    2002 1,051,291 378 0 0 1,051,669 886,187 2,622,981
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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