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

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    *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 JOHNSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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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 99,273
    Suspected Carcinogens 41,313
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 181,804
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 181,804
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 140,576
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 144,111
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 140,844
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 181,819
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 37,440
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 181,819
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 181,824
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 181,824
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 181,819

    *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 232,130 0 0 0 232,130 0 NA
    1989 176,940 0 250 0 177,190 0 NA
    1990 159,857 0 250 0 160,107 0 NA
    1991 108,293 0 250 0 108,543 9,257 104,108
    1992 161,450 0 250 0 161,700 11,230 168,669
    1993 145,896 0 250 0 146,146 9,347 178,129
    1994 164,479 0 250 0 164,729 14,597 170,779
    1995 121,021 0 250 0 121,271 13,654 121,145
    1996 200,092 0 250 0 200,342 12,195 63,893
    1997 216,753 0 250 0 217,003 311,896 258,244
    1998 270,931 0 250 0 271,181 24,633 145,829
    1999 293,287 0 8,800 0 302,087 318,551 466,825
    2000 250,628 0 7,500 0 258,128 235,193 345,312
    2001 271,251 0 7,150 0 278,401 427,764 493,061
    2002 181,824 0 0 0 181,824 223,704 415,943
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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