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

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

    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in BLADEN 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 BLADEN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,193 5,448,509
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 64,237
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,191
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 85,424 90
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 64,233
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 21,191 90
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20,002 90
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 85,426 90
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 85,426 90

    *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 8,892 0 0 0 8,892 29,564 NA
    1989 25,062 0 0 0 25,062 1,040 NA
    1990 182,109 1,782 10 0 183,901 209,132 NA
    1991 163,538 3,849 50 0 167,437 74,957 2,409,277
    1992 151,954 1,590 1 0 153,545 39,352 970,990
    1993 135,982 35,293 374 0 171,649 28,133 933,092
    1994 189,444 596 0 0 190,040 28,456 948,064
    1995 205,729 52,658 0 0 258,387 109,759 926,437
    1996 182,855 42,462 0 0 225,317 98,445 876,337
    1997 178,354 3,773,523 0 0 3,951,877 184,234 5,274,934
    1998 210,963 4,145,231 0 0 4,356,194 55,553 5,541,045
    1999 78,736 5,161,753 0 0 5,240,489 3,791 7,560,294
    2000 111,038 5,129,795 0 0 5,240,833 11,795 7,788,951
    2001 31,313 6,288,810 0 0 6,320,123 0 8,696,589
    2002 85,426 5,448,599 1,715 0 5,535,740 14 8,969,650
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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