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

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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:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,926 728
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 71,114 517,617
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 71,114 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,329 133
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 34,102 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 71,111 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 103,789 752
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 34,100
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 140,801 752
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 140,796 749
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 104,382 1,344
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 104,382 1,344

    *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 28,816 2,018 0 0 30,834 1 NA
    1989 118,194 19,795 0 0 137,989 0 NA
    1990 48,184 103 0 0 48,287 0 NA
    1991 48,569 100 0 0 48,669 283 71,402
    1992 41,157 255 2,606 0 44,018 2,856 277,251
    1993 86,630 2,450 274,538 0 363,618 2,652 938,242
    1994 37,161 1,295 14,195 0 52,651 3,053 634,627
    1995 44,840 1,456 0 0 46,296 3,017 92,814
    1996 30,656 1,184 19,377 0 51,217 3,577 88,971
    1997 22,136 65,786 0 0 87,922 10,820 135,480
    1998 52,415 57,865 3 0 110,283 3,328 178,506
    1999 73,564 701,770 0 0 775,334 6,664 810,271
    2000 176,154 758,552 37,670 0 972,376 7,053 1,008,490
    2001 146,753 333,484 458,299 0 938,535 6,280 1,170,899
    2002 176,825 519,094 468,767 0 1,164,685 29,157 1,232,535
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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