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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 150
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,081
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 104,073
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 150
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 104,673
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,426
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 104,643
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 104,073
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 115,849
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 150
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 103,923
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 117,940
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 116,032

    *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 860,336 500 0 0 860,836 485,896 NA
    1989 637,411 500 0 0 637,911 584,269 NA
    1990 593,106 8 750 0 593,864 275,577 NA
    1991 470,932 11 10,750 0 481,693 457,151 572,194
    1992 463,504 8 750 0 464,262 277,377 807,762
    1993 759,645 8 750 0 760,403 474,511 1,225,822
    1994 607,148 8 750 0 607,906 521,991 1,308,530
    1995 430,643 8 0 0 430,651 607,717 1,346,447
    1996 428,602 0 0 0 428,602 628,684 1,516,797
    1997 561,580 0 0 0 561,580 1,310,508 1,538,993
    1998 498,365 0 5 0 498,370 320,867 1,255,388
    1999 428,534 0 5 0 428,539 161,440 1,314,502
    2000 180,166 0 5 0 180,171 269,863 846,412
    2001 92,000 530 0 0 92,530 370,167 485,759
    2002 118,838 0 5 0 118,843 413,005 747,497
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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