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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COBALT 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 18,643 4
    Suspected Carcinogens 40,324 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 234,590 4
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 82,138
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 192,893 4
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 43,542
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 184,270 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 275,291 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 289,686 6
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,246
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 290,293 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 247,368 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 297,064 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 244,065 5

    *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 216,463 0 0 0 216,463 12,199 NA
    1989 250,513 0 250 0 250,763 196,133 NA
    1990 360,298 0 0 0 360,298 75,459 NA
    1991 350,535 31 0 0 350,566 106,998 454,002
    1992 334,961 21 0 0 334,982 3,473,795 617,594
    1993 861,330 138 0 0 861,468 743,231 2,127,423
    1994 439,805 5 250 0 440,060 660,271 1,861,957
    1995 481,954 5 0 0 481,959 657,549 1,787,318
    1996 455,280 0 250 0 455,530 646,244 1,931,803
    1997 265,883 0 0 0 265,883 1,343,154 1,740,509
    1998 328,642 2 0 0 328,644 733,143 1,832,565
    1999 434,076 2 0 0 434,078 619,019 1,223,567
    2000 395,290 19 0 0 395,309 579,355 1,132,224
    2001 318,384 66 0 0 318,450 517,039 999,626
    2002 297,064 10 0 0 297,074 581,472 1,124,021
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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