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Environmental Release Report: YELL County, AR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in YELL County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    *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 YELL County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,006,980
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 40,606 500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 40,606 500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 40,606 500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 40,606 500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 40,606 500

    *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 34,675 27,650 0 0 62,325 0 NA
    1989 53,880 4,326 13,000 0 71,206 0 NA
    1990 34,300 1,800 24,000 0 60,100 0 NA
    1991 72,935 30,664 0 0 103,599 20 189,954
    1992 56,204 934 0 0 57,138 279 148,635
    1993 62,637 298 0 0 62,935 32 134,061
    1994 55,179 250 0 0 55,429 30 117,853
    1995 29,296 250 0 0 29,546 0 98,329
    1996 52,550 400 0 0 52,950 0 123,786
    1997 41,290 393,400 0 0 434,690 0 517,690
    1998 52,115 519,946 25 10 572,096 5 635,117
    1999 26,210 743,896 0 0 770,106 0 822,693
    2000 51,990 14,632 0 0 66,622 1,000 1,686,669
    2001 33,860 1,208,639 0 0 1,242,499 250 1,640,853
    2002 40,606 1,007,480 0 0 1,048,086 2,500 1,218,001
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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