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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 23836 (CHESTER, VA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 23836*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 29,727 258
    Suspected Carcinogens 46,591 1,754
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 525,784 1,442
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,696 28
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 511,861 910
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,427
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,860,988 32,923
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 50,959 9,702
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,306,773 1,212
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,784,100 430
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 536,237 2,238
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,300 28
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 539,704 1,760
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,874,676 43,025
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,841,483 11,304

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 316,011 171,580 0 0 487,591 16,616 1,353,594
    1998 4,257,260 178,804 912,000 0 5,348,064 4,485 6,317,683
    1999 4,102,007 17,697 822,000 0 4,941,704 10,310 5,834,560
    2000 4,685,181 67,132 1,321,003 0 6,073,316 5,495 7,485,591
    2001 4,895,160 23,999 1,375,009 0 6,294,168 83,431 6,378,270
    2002 4,890,124 53,733 1,354,297 0 6,298,154 110,486 8,110,524
    "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 .58 0 0 0 .58 0 .58
    2001 .59 0 0 0 .59 0 .59
    2002 .6 0 0 0 .6 0 .6
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