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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 125,595 13,655
    Suspected Carcinogens 80,884 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 206,337 82,407
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,809 71
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,515,219 21,821
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 99,656
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 247,617 13,655
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,555,637 22,069
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,654,219 28,429
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 185,420
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,742,482 48,262
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 290 71
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 311,371 26,548
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,920,971 48,156
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,890,014 35,664

    *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 943,195 15,320 22,745 0 981,260 107,708 NA
    1989 989,802 21,805 6,221 0 1,017,828 1,276 NA
    1990 771,801 10,750 4,873 0 787,424 3,436 NA
    1991 1,373,275 7,700 4,350 0 1,385,325 220,199 23,468,506
    1992 1,329,971 10,050 1,255 0 1,341,276 129,272 22,335,931
    1993 1,390,385 5,600 260 0 1,396,245 93,834 23,683,177
    1994 1,373,790 2,615 3,215 0 1,379,620 195,802 23,561,283
    1995 1,647,820 17,030 1,635 0 1,666,485 200,461 24,791,919
    1996 1,468,015 39,520 1,490 0 1,509,025 103,757 22,734,499
    1997 1,166,610 43,145 1,900 0 1,211,655 27,942 23,092,831
    1998 1,560,548 68,850 2,510 0 1,631,908 24,570 21,925,173
    1999 1,139,770 72,245 1,025 0 1,213,040 4,123 19,319,302
    2000 1,246,513 65,633 12,139 0 1,324,284 1,644 5,417,901
    2001 1,889,456 72,954 33,058 0 1,995,468 3,768 6,573,726
    2002 1,929,242 129,984 29,539 0 2,088,765 143,860 10,210,349
    "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 .7574 1.88 2.06 0 4.70 0 4.70
    2001 .7611 1.55 .127 0 2.43 0 2.43
    2002 .513 1.63 .4219 0 2.56 0 2.56
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