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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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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 6,425
    Suspected Carcinogens 182,511 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 385,427 16,435
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 69,184 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 295,634 13,975
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 150,426
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 249,609 8,036
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 303,942 13,975
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 489,413 22,235
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 539,624 22,240
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,915
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 258,975 8,180
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 508,686 22,266
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 496,865 15,770

    *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 271,913 184,878 0 0 456,791 12,372 NA
    1989 89,132 4,350 0 0 93,482 514,106 NA
    1990 134,070 59,878 0 0 193,948 547,958 NA
    1991 66,314 61,051 0 0 127,365 1,818,067 3,715,892
    1992 62,916 27,915 82,000 0 172,831 2,415,568 8,357,212
    1993 67,953 28,825 0 0 96,778 3,513,906 10,621,121
    1994 47,555 16,089 0 0 63,644 4,173,148 6,051,603
    1995 81,842 12,249 0 0 94,091 6,488,566 8,359,253
    1996 60,132 10,710 0 0 70,842 6,611,894 8,456,264
    1997 271,681 48,746 3,250 0 323,677 10,298,882 21,195,724
    1998 666,955 38,407 801 0 706,163 3,349,867 9,288,321
    1999 758,538 36,212 1,514 5 796,269 3,011,211 4,647,674
    2000 926,910 16,065 250 0 943,225 7,877,598 9,819,799
    2001 544,189 2,491 0 0 546,680 1,708,865 16,966,879
    2002 545,796 22,266 0 0 568,062 4,647,303 24,753,859
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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