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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 1,103
    Suspected Carcinogens 17
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,803 31,819
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,003
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 60,302
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,820
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 63,222
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 90,312 36
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 90,312 36
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,103
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 31,707 36
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 95,616 36
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 95,616 36

    *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 63,024 171,716 322 0 235,062 19,457 NA
    1989 51,937 527 0 0 52,464 2,000 NA
    1990 46,382 0 0 0 46,382 2,700 NA
    1991 43,679 0 0 0 43,679 6,875 335,271
    1992 61,340 0 0 0 61,340 13,531 400,416
    1993 17,799 0 0 0 17,799 14,151 358,408
    1994 32,434 0 0 0 32,434 16,092 481,912
    1995 38,107 0 0 0 38,107 95,138 461,454
    1996 23,073 0 0 0 23,073 57,713 357,436
    1997 17,511 0 0 0 17,511 96,314 382,093
    1998 29,085 0 0 0 29,085 50,095 306,627
    1999 83,752 0 0 0 83,752 406,575 865,867
    2000 54,433 0 0 0 54,433 358,314 756,768
    2001 95,333 0 440 0 95,773 329,020 743,262
    2002 95,619 31,855 424 0 127,898 267,228 2,118,477
    "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
    2001 .164 0 0 0 .164 0 .164
    2002 .179 0 .016 0 .195 0 .1953
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