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Environmental Release Report: BAXTER County, AR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BAXTER 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in ARKANSAS or facilities in BAXTER County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 BAXTER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 5,453
    Suspected Carcinogens 25,800
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,758
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,503
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,755
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 29,300
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 31,554
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 27,758
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 35,018
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,768
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,453
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,805
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 35,071
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 35,020

    *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 1,497,359 0 500 0 1,497,859 48,114 NA
    1989 1,266,786 0 500 0 1,267,286 108,402 NA
    1990 937,649 0 500 0 938,149 45,091 NA
    1991 725,527 0 0 0 725,527 321,557 3,717,294
    1992 764,916 5 500 0 765,421 290,635 3,607,294
    1993 384,223 5 500 0 384,728 2,275,060 5,952,714
    1994 209,709 5 0 0 209,714 2,260,772 4,327,116
    1995 174,273 5 0 0 174,278 2,224,814 4,240,550
    1996 170,955 5 0 0 170,960 2,196,173 5,027,060
    1997 189,912 5 0 0 189,917 15,482 2,770,510
    1998 255,695 15 0 0 255,710 2,450 3,017,284
    1999 229,964 5 14,000 0 243,969 27,024 2,754,489
    2000 41,744 5 0 0 41,749 39,518 2,433,527
    2001 32,358 10 0 0 32,368 33,931 2,105,935
    2002 35,324 0 0 0 35,324 13,411 2,235,995
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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