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Environmental Release Report: POINSETT County, AR
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in POINSETT 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:

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    Rank counties in ARKANSAS or facilities in POINSETT 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 POINSETT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL
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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 253 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,935 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,674
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 261 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,927 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,935 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,932
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,177 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,185 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,185 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,927 5

    *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 44,530 0 0 0 44,530 82,421 NA
    1989 33,283 0 0 0 33,283 133,569 NA
    1990 32,409 0 10 0 32,419 58,649 NA
    1991 26,810 0 10 0 26,820 55,770 83,000
    1992 134,644 0 10 0 134,654 115,051 249,695
    1993 111,923 0 0 0 111,923 79,822 191,745
    1994 144,843 0 0 0 144,843 100,859 359,696
    1995 70,200 0 0 0 70,200 147,606 316,764
    1996 26,829 0 0 0 26,829 189,799 216,621
    1997 71,717 0 0 0 71,717 293,888 271,477
    1998 77,524 5 0 0 77,529 1,765 160,287
    1999 17,126 0 0 0 17,126 528 17,655
    2000 1,761 5 0 0 1,766 0 95,958
    2001 511 5 0 0 516 0 167,856
    2002 11,185 5 0 0 11,190 155,843 172,753
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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