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Virginia 2013 Toxics Release Inventory Report

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityPlanningEmissions/SARATitleIII/SARA313ToxicsReleaseInventory/VA2013ToxicsReleaseInventoryReport.aspx

Full report with links to all 13 appendices with details on site releases.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

2013 Virginia Toxics Release Inventory Report: Summary of Data from 2013 Industry Reports

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2013_TRI_Report.pdf

Annual report on chemicals managed, transferred or released to land, air or water by Virginia businesses.  Releases to air increased by 12% compared to 2012, while releases to water decreased by 0.47%.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

The State of Recycling in Hampton Roads

Categories: Business/Economics,Environment,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://askhrgreen.org/wp-content/uploads/media-toolkit/publications/askHRgreen-CurbsideRecycling.pdf

Provides an overview of recycling in the Hampton Roads region—from the municipalities that provide the curbside service to the businesses that collect, sort, and re-sell the materials.  Also provides information on the jobs created and the economic impact.  From AskHRgreen,org and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commision

 

Solid Waste Managed in Virginia During Calendar Year 2013

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Land/SolidWaste/swreport2014.pdf

Details on the quantity and types of solid waste handled at Virginia facilities, both from within and outside the state.  Overall the solid waste declined by a small amount. Also includes list of Virginia waste facilities and their capacity.   From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

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

 

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