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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in BERTIE 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 BERTIE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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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 10,333
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,178 340,000
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,845
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 101,282
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,333
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,845
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 32,831
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 45,831 5,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 125,127 5,500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 113,474 5,500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 125,127 5,500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 35,498 5,500

    *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 1,181 0 0 0 1,181 0 NA
    1989 162,721 0 0 0 162,721 5,654 NA
    1990 332,950 30,000 0 0 362,950 26,935 NA
    1991 444,137 5,400 0 0 449,537 64,084 1,575,129
    1992 433,083 9,500 0 0 442,583 60,687 3,844,293
    1993 70,484 37,000 0 0 107,484 58,027 3,931,989
    1994 54,794 19,000 0 0 73,794 3,600 3,975,166
    1995 291,096 957 153,462 0 445,515 27,067 9,291,983
    1996 225,065 1,200 25,397 0 251,662 145,528 4,904,109
    1997 252,900 1,100 330 0 254,330 89,730 3,248,760
    1998 275,825 1,700 180 0 277,705 82,878 8,365,459
    1999 272,153 225,441 530 0 498,124 21,718 8,047,838
    2000 155,344 442,900 679 0 598,923 5,133 4,912,395
    2001 158,003 527,669 2,743 0 688,415 33,204 8,516,324
    2002 125,127 345,500 7,700 0 478,327 1,188 3,778,013
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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