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Virginia 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Appendix J: Jurisdiction Ranking

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2012_TRI_APPENDIX_J1-J2.pdf

Ranks Virgina counties/independent cities by the total on-site release in pounds of chemicals.  Montgomery, Chesterfield, Hopewell, Accomack, and Buchanan are the top five jurisdictions for chemical releases.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

Virginia 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Appendix G: Summary of Facilities, Chemical Releases, Transfers, and Management (Persistent Bio-accumulative Toxins (PBT)

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2012_TRI_APPENDIX_G_PBT_CHEMICAL.pdf

An alphabetical listing by facility within each county/independent city.   From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

Virginia 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Appendix F: Summary of Facilities, Chemical Releases, Transfers, and Management (Non-Persistent Bio-acccumulative Toxins (Non-PBT)

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2012_TRI_APPENDIX_F_NON-PBT_CHEMICAL.pdf

An alphabetical listing  by facility within each county/independent city.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

2012 Virginia Toxics Release Inventory Report: Summary of Data from 2012 Industry Reports

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Maps/Geography,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2012_TRI_Report.pdf

Provides information about release or other management of chemicals and chemical categories by Virginia industries and government facilities.  In 2012 Virginia sites released, transferred or reported on-site management of 872 million pounds of TRI chemicals, a 1.48% increase from the previous year.  Also provides details on chemicals released to land, air, and water.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

America’s Young Adults at 27: Labor Market Activity, Education, and Household Composition: Results from a Longitudinal Survey

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/nlsyth.pdf

Provides information on work and nonwork experiences, training, schooling, income, assets, and other characteristics of young adults born in the early 1980s.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

 

Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses Among State and Local Government Workers

Categories: Govt Personnel,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2014/soii-gov-workers/

Compares characteristics of injury and illness cases in state and local government with those of private industry.  Includes which states had higher and lower than average injury and illness rates compared to the national average.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

A Profile of the Working Poor, 2012

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpswp2012.pdf

Reports that 46.5 million people or 15% of the nation’s population lived below the official poverty level.  10.6 million were working full-time or part-time but below the poverty level.  Provides information about demographic, educational, occupational, and family characteristics of the working poor. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers, 2013

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/cps/minwage2013.pdf

Reports that 1.5 million U.S. workers earned the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour  in 2013 and that another 1.8 million earned less.  Also provides characteristics of minimum wage earners by age, sex, race/ethnicity, occupation, industry, marital status, education and state of residence.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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