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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 7 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7 6
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,266 251
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 507 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7 6
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 920 72
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 913 76
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,682 331
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10

    *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 36,000 1,250 0 0 37,250 0 NA
    1989 32,000 1,000 500 0 33,500 0 NA
    1990 23,000 1,000 250 0 24,250 0 NA
    1991 20,324 265 500 0 21,089 31,662 34,588
    1992 15,245 520 0 0 15,765 22,567 28,384
    1993 3,610 520 250 0 4,380 22,000 30,128
    1994 3,310 515 250 0 4,075 24,000 31,948
    1995 3,110 515 250 0 3,875 38,610 47,545
    1996 0 5 250 0 255 36,477 36,495
    1997 3,310 515 250 0 4,075 106,684 61,342
    1998 3,610 515 250 0 4,375 38,581 50,534
    1999 3,041 515 250 0 3,806 64,126 72,725
    2000 2,515 515 250 0 3,280 49,276 58,051
    2001 2,515 515 250 0 3,280 58,900 126,230
    2002 2,689 332 250 0 3,271 52,350 109,446
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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