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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in ARKANSAS or facilities in DESHA 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 DESHA County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 71,266 4,788
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,510 2,744
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 61 23
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 321,089 5,051
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 71,342 8,758
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 314,169 7,751
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 343,472 19,249
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 408,724 74,821
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 61 23
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 103,985 67,026
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 417,013 78,724
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 416,632 23,097

    *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 500,560 9,450 21,000 0 531,010 21,290 NA
    1989 363,846 6,350 750 0 370,946 37,658 NA
    1990 418,281 9,553 743 0 428,577 25,291 NA
    1991 257,919 12,224 601 0 270,744 22,000 5,445,169
    1992 343,214 15,133 617 0 358,964 10,119 6,044,007
    1993 337,525 13,624 570 0 351,719 18,924 4,640,587
    1994 463,285 9,696 477 0 473,458 17,015 4,422,382
    1995 433,504 24,289 370 0 458,163 10,800 5,853,716
    1996 424,495 26,712 447 0 451,654 11,710 5,795,393
    1997 418,202 22,863 1,563 0 442,628 70,300 5,611,794
    1998 439,174 58,426 81,096 0 578,696 15,243 4,818,253
    1999 442,710 77,431 113,168 0 633,309 10,274 5,272,180
    2000 406,158 71,315 98,530 0 576,003 10,178 4,930,289
    2001 400,023 79,430 94,731 0 574,184 6,726 5,666,068
    2002 417,059 78,791 127,035 0 622,885 12,664 8,583,163
    "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 .2135 3.61 8.94 0 12.76 0 12.76
    2001 .2414 .4123 .0741 0 .7278 0 .7278
    2002 .247 .572 .1011 0 .9201 0 .9201
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