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Environmental Release Report: ASHLEY County, AR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ASHLEY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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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 ASHLEY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 136,155 12,586
    Suspected Carcinogens 105 13
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 45,972 274,691
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,893 190
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 632,266 28,179
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 893 190
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 210,259 17,363
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 637,448 31,866
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 824,674 26,002
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 91,810
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 877,173 126,238
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,008 190
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 250,242 97,281
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 975,622 130,907
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 972,005 47,304

    *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
    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 1,892,028 29,300 250 0 1,921,578 251 NA
    1989 1,777,164 31,950 750 0 1,809,864 0 NA
    1990 1,570,030 20,450 2,050 0 1,592,530 0 NA
    1991 1,499,015 17,250 3,250 0 1,519,515 3,050 3,614,518
    1992 1,100,029 211,765 1,095 0 1,312,889 71,936 16,829,894
    1993 999,127 34,148 514,972 0 1,548,247 18,550 23,699,455
    1994 1,197,885 40,435 681,248 0 1,919,568 1,188 22,433,556
    1995 1,210,086 183,811 250,356 0 1,644,253 2,831 13,424,945
    1996 1,148,183 182,117 205,585 0 1,535,885 11,280 12,708,881
    1997 895,022 173,550 321,859 0 1,390,431 7,584 12,413,906
    1998 934,996 168,788 285,171 0 1,388,955 2,926 11,359,339
    1999 1,021,850 270,236 413,994 0 1,706,080 2,717 19,926,698
    2000 1,067,344 274,867 485,800 0 1,828,010 13,393 19,843,849
    2001 979,008 207,370 510,336 0 1,696,713 2,171 21,058,994
    2002 976,212 420,879 375,129 0 1,772,220 1,116 25,528,793
    "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 2.07 6.22 7.83 0 16.12 0 16.12
    2001 2.11 5.49 3.46 0 11.05 0 11.05
    2002 2.01 4.94 3.41 0 10.36 0 10.36
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