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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 269 .220
    Suspected Carcinogens 138
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,580 255
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 596 .220
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,083 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 326 .220
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 54,651 .220
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,926 255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 57,147 260
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 53,084
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,245 255
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6 .220
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,306 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 57,231 260
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,078 250

    *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 2,094,285 65,600 24,001,500 0 26,161,385 5,533,500 NA
    1989 23,691 342 620 0 24,653 0 NA
    1990 48,243 1,260 250 0 49,753 750 NA
    1991 22,538 20,000 250 0 42,788 14,141 497,895
    1992 41,842 500 1,800 0 44,142 5,571 648,744
    1993 46,665 500 255 0 47,420 11,170 27,808,555
    1994 38,528 1,000 5 0 39,533 16,679 619,374
    1995 29,819 1,000 0 0 30,819 9,419 80,778
    1996 22,992 500 0 0 23,492 13,520 89,092
    1997 30,680 1,500 0 0 32,180 23,600 75,990
    1998 99,804 1,435 0 0 101,239 3,260,988 3,406,113
    1999 100,779 255 0 0 101,034 27,619,867 27,104,100
    2000 87,665 94,041 0 0 181,706 42,306,469 42,793,133
    2001 59,073 260 0 0 59,333 39,834,556 40,066,136
    2002 57,374 260 43 0 57,677 38,636,584 38,861,162
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.46 0 0 0 1.46 27.22 123
    2001 1.53 0 0 0 1.53 33.76 145
    2002 1.30 0 0 0 1.30 0 54.66
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