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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    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 71,869
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,982
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 480,464
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 36,975
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 456,090
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 57,671
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 247,733 136
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 473,865
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 488,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 552,421
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 26
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 472,924
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 566,617 136
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 337,993

    *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 807,739 0 250 0 807,989 674,725 NA
    1989 752,581 0 500 0 753,081 648,424 NA
    1990 745,841 0 9,118 0 754,959 265,342 NA
    1991 602,595 0 12,500 0 615,095 275,449 4,906,914
    1992 757,367 0 750 0 758,117 2,315,146 17,647,483
    1993 947,445 0 61 0 947,506 2,344,614 5,092,160
    1994 537,223 0 0 0 537,223 866,905 2,825,870
    1995 678,672 0 0 0 678,672 1,883,885 3,963,288
    1996 534,274 0 0 0 534,274 1,460,792 3,217,504
    1997 525,514 379 0 0 525,893 2,074,856 3,441,901
    1998 433,042 137 2,757 0 435,936 1,083,605 4,015,288
    1999 518,662 136 8,085 0 526,883 1,197,097 2,903,079
    2000 624,840 136 1,085 0 626,061 975,013 3,237,966
    2001 453,006 136 100 0 453,242 2,505,063 4,196,545
    2002 566,646 136 2,350 0 569,132 2,741,518 4,538,209
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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