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Earl Gregg Swem Library

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

 

2012 TRI National Analysis Overview

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Statistics,Waste Management

http://www2.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/2012-tri-national-analysis-overview

Provides the executive summary of the 2012 Toxics Release Inventory report, the complete overview document, and industry sector reports.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

EPA’s 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Statistics,Waste Management

http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27/c03aa561818a975b85257c750059ae65!OpenDocument

Describes annual release of information about discharges to water, air, and land reports 12% decrease in toxic substances in 2012.  Includes links to detailed community information. From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

Virginia Annual Recycling Rate Report: Calendar Year 2012 Summary

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Land/RecyclingPrograms/2012%20recycling%20rate%20report%20FINAL.pdf

Virginia recycled 41.5% of its municipal and other solid wastes in 2012, down slightly from the 43.5% rate in 2011.  Provides information about recycling by type of material and by region, county, and city.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

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