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Environmental Release Report: ARKANSAS County, AR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ARKANSAS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 ARKANSAS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL BROMIDE
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 25,750
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 738,651
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 750
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,651
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 36,901
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 763,651
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 751,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 763,651
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 36,901

    *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
    1988 487,032 0 22,202 0 509,234 0 NA
    1989 716,283 0 0 0 716,283 0 NA
    1990 648,052 0 17,107 0 665,159 0 NA
    1991 509,720 0 0 0 509,720 2,418 532,042
    1992 540,100 0 0 0 540,100 5,400 558,551
    1993 698,750 0 15,300 0 714,050 0 714,000
    1994 25,000 0 15,000 0 40,000 0 40,000
    1995 911,000 0 10,864 0 921,864 0 924,000
    1996 880,400 0 500 0 880,900 5,470 886,370
    1997 1,239,213 0 0 0 1,239,213 244,417 1,361,419
    1998 896,738 0 0 0 896,738 259,146 1,157,306
    1999 725,893 0 0 0 725,893 263,034 988,925
    2000 487,490 0 0 0 487,490 314,785 802,273
    2001 563,800 0 0 0 563,800 544,345 1,108,143
    2002 763,651 0 0 0 763,651 426,322 1,189,721
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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