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Environmental Release Report: COLUMBIA County, AR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COLUMBIA 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 COLUMBIA 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 COLUMBIA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE
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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 27,997 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 15,010
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 196,063 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 32,180 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 216,939
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 130,910
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 73,786 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 284,920 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 498,018 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 501,067 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,307 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 245,386
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 506,740
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 495,789

    *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 1,504,115 250 1,250 1,386,000 2,891,615 202,680 NA
    1989 1,167,880 250 1,000 9,195,550 10,364,680 418,035 NA
    1990 1,302,368 10 72,750 7,564,250 8,939,378 378,172 NA
    1991 1,023,836 0 200,000 8,262,100 9,485,936 4,999,844 87,178,639
    1992 959,619 510 520,250 8,348,971 9,829,350 11,535,884 69,011,079
    1993 1,259,921 255 500,750 550,810 2,311,736 5,293,805 43,994,641
    1994 994,153 750 290,750 1,240,928 2,526,581 1,131,707 116,084,235
    1995 672,805 500 193,250 3,850 870,405 1,173,086 120,150,324
    1996 608,533 2,005 171,687 1,800 784,025 1,646,964 136,506,556
    1997 414,099 750 861,578 109,574 1,386,001 2,151,364 156,974,512
    1998 308,304 250 142,100 65,702 516,356 1,118,444 144,480,623
    1999 723,934 29 291,469 181,014 1,196,446 1,918,103 17,152,978
    2000 640,007 779 555,330 142,492 1,338,608 2,197,663 13,632,976
    2001 566,710 20 322,940 125,634 1,015,304 2,074,856 12,582,363
    2002 536,663 10 210,787 145,664 893,124 1,184,045 11,751,781
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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