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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:FREON 113
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    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 16,362
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,524
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 205,937 67,688
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 62,553
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 747,004 2,712
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,320
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 133,710 123
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 322,724 2,712
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 408,753 2,712
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 80,208
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 871,417 2,712
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,502
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 645,404 2,082
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 959,727 2,835
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 422,270 2,712

    *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 2,534,192 3,589 1,200 0 2,538,981 3,748,632 NA
    1989 2,469,398 960 750 0 2,471,108 1,886,303 NA
    1990 2,916,239 40 100 0 2,916,379 1,541,607 NA
    1991 2,614,095 40 5 0 2,614,140 1,684,386 6,548,884
    1992 2,378,619 20 700 0 2,379,339 1,742,473 9,138,786
    1993 2,482,150 20 0 0 2,482,170 2,067,176 9,482,105
    1994 1,064,072 254 250 0 1,064,576 1,968,186 10,779,004
    1995 1,658,845 254 250 0 1,659,349 1,988,067 930,520,674
    1996 1,412,117 321 400 0 1,412,838 2,243,969 15,536,538
    1997 1,202,233 736 0 0 1,202,969 4,533,284 13,844,530
    1998 1,065,038 2,913 180 0 1,068,131 2,131,318 88,477,747
    1999 1,092,921 107,110 180 0 1,200,211 5,392,477 73,215,384
    2000 1,568,690 90,737 180 0 1,659,607 6,510,311 54,536,647
    2001 1,014,977 84,521 244,526 0 1,344,024 5,970,637 19,690,625
    2002 962,223 70,343 402,070 0 1,434,637 4,832,771 8,603,594
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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