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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    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 10,841 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 0
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 395,549 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 150,404 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 113,510 1
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 216,271 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 263,914 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 431,087 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 431,098 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 418 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 271,306 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 430,682 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 428,466 1

    *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 4,236,210 3,105 2,934 0 4,242,249 152,986 NA
    1989 3,837,723 1,811 90,201 0 3,929,735 192,797 NA
    1990 3,426,996 1,500 12,048 0 3,440,544 140,481 NA
    1991 3,578,900 2,553 0 0 3,581,453 677,985 5,268,875
    1992 3,893,311 1,526 0 0 3,894,837 857,436 6,366,986
    1993 4,213,903 1,555 0 0 4,215,458 896,201 6,340,181
    1994 3,170,238 500 0 0 3,170,738 496,733 4,272,956
    1995 2,436,269 1,908 0 0 2,438,177 1,320,404 4,334,247
    1996 2,387,975 1,445 0 0 2,389,420 717,327 3,209,420
    1997 816,083 255 0 0 816,338 1,116,577 1,391,585
    1998 569,039 10 0 0 569,049 487,484 4,309,230
    1999 570,141 10 0 0 570,151 364,160 1,450,492
    2000 501,285 255 0 0 501,540 322,883 1,129,928
    2001 440,308 2 9 0 440,319 12,112,171 12,861,712
    2002 431,098 2 771 0 431,871 13,301,583 14,509,006
    "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
    2001 32.20 0 0 0 32.20 0 32.20
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 23.90
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