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Environmental Release Report: HEMPSTEAD County, AR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HEMPSTEAD County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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:

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    Rank counties in ARKANSAS or facilities in HEMPSTEAD 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 HEMPSTEAD County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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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 12,919
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,371
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,546
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 41,271
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 51,645
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 44,827
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 116,306 485
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 34,680
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 82,126 485
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 44,160 485
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 116,806 485
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 116,806 485

    *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 436,134 0 0 0 436,134 9,536 NA
    1989 312,844 0 0 0 312,844 713 NA
    1990 333,763 0 0 0 333,763 728 NA
    1991 226,280 37,000 0 0 263,280 165,500 421,426
    1992 269,143 67,080 0 0 336,223 88,188 971,055
    1993 250,039 23,487 0 0 273,526 65,041 1,079,028
    1994 160,883 1,897 0 0 162,780 1,827 1,543,957
    1995 174,671 1,704 0 0 176,375 1,653 207,951
    1996 306,377 927 0 0 307,304 5,446 388,095
    1997 469,329 2,986 0 0 472,315 2,507 601,650
    1998 542,661 4,220 0 0 546,881 0 1,093,979
    1999 81,518 3 0 0 81,521 6,750 427,595
    2000 146,576 1,058 0 0 147,634 6,555 303,323
    2001 82,279 0 0 0 82,279 5,541 134,888
    2002 116,806 485 0 0 117,291 0 188,968
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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