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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD 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 3,440
    Suspected Carcinogens 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 139,318
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 93,796
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 98,850
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,423
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 68,350
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 190,381
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 159,699
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 189,881
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,782
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 145,560
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 160,213
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 160,207

    *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
    1997 604,530 0 199,526 0 804,056 580,422 4,451,996
    1998 863,018 0 187,159 0 1,050,177 253,142 5,639,995
    1999 475,001 0 164,897 0 639,898 266,080 4,829,347
    2000 307,170 0 85,026 0 392,196 237,539 4,134,579
    2001 341,186 0 146,543 0 487,729 167,495 3,638,043
    2002 193,193 0 135,323 0 328,515 175,867 3,936,896
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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