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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 7,375 250
    Suspected Carcinogens 45,159 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 108,615 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 136
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 239,740
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 45,602
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 91,149 1,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 106,183
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 127,922 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 11,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 259,837 250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 249,371 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 268,413 753
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 135,207 253

    *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 2,615,065 762 400 0 2,616,227 358,720 NA
    1989 2,046,865 1,619 1,100 0 2,049,584 236,284 NA
    1990 2,252,004 231 972 0 2,253,207 193,924 NA
    1991 1,667,788 305 3,002 0 1,671,095 1,018,483 4,029,207
    1992 962,911 613 18,356 0 981,880 1,461,863 3,790,642
    1993 830,768 1,894 4,762 0 837,424 1,680,888 3,883,084
    1994 626,674 21 4,367 0 631,062 1,933,949 3,527,971
    1995 880,323 1,514 5,706 0 887,543 2,899,367 5,117,841
    1996 728,155 6,122 11,759 0 746,036 3,683,944 5,581,720
    1997 494,629 1,964 21,761 0 518,354 3,943,626 2,951,502
    1998 634,872 3,858 10,144 0 648,874 4,457,542 4,934,657
    1999 467,266 3,267 13,600 0 484,133 5,089,846 5,989,017
    2000 429,663 3,549 12,920 0 446,132 1,582,416 2,711,570
    2001 305,430 2,212 33,435 0 341,078 1,221,860 2,195,331
    2002 275,189 1,003 1,118 0 277,309 2,531,627 3,132,623
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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