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Environmental Release Report: JACKSON County, AR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JACKSON 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in ARKANSAS or facilities in JACKSON 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 JACKSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 1,055 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,707 48
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,748 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,435 43
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,055 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,298 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 17,724 48
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,566 48
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 19,091 48
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 771 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20,676 43
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,184 48
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 21,182 48

    *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 913,723 24,229 0 0 937,952 21,050 NA
    1989 544,898 18,700 0 0 563,598 18,600 NA
    1990 566,263 14,645 0 0 580,908 41,836 NA
    1991 384,957 20 120 0 385,097 1,066,802 1,460,542
    1992 503,479 5 75 0 503,559 886,510 1,033,015
    1993 510,870 0 0 0 510,870 1,127,486 1,650,397
    1994 593,057 192 0 0 593,249 20,898,353 12,852,791
    1995 354,725 50 0 0 354,775 6,754,589 7,098,018
    1996 230,953 29 0 0 230,982 2,096,138 2,321,914
    1997 130,560 90 0 0 130,650 3,711,234 1,986,177
    1998 108,725 59 0 0 108,784 2,009,380 2,120,050
    1999 56,459 34 0 0 56,493 1,501,577 1,558,036
    2000 111,902 63 0 0 111,965 2,645,152 2,674,717
    2001 22,411 64 0 0 22,475 1,835,760 1,855,665
    2002 22,184 48 0 0 22,232 2,167,298 2,189,408
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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