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Environmental Release Report: ST. THOMAS County, VI
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. THOMAS 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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    *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 ST. THOMAS 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:MERCURY 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 751
    Suspected Carcinogens 502
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,493 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,467
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 875
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 301
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,848
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,731 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,411 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,424 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 651
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,011
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,271 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,973 5

    *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
    1998 573 15,282 0 0 15,855 0 15,400
    1999 68,422 5 0 0 68,427 1,010 85,967
    2000 30,763 5 0 0 30,768 0 50,195
    2001 2,524 5 0 0 2,529 0 22,213
    2002 2,911 5 0 0 2,916 0 16,367
    "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 .54 0 0 0 .54 0 .54
    2001 .6 0 0 0 .6 0 .6
    2002 .74 0 0 0 .74 0 .74
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