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Environmental Release Report: HERTFORD County, NC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HERTFORD 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 HERTFORD 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 HERTFORD 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:MERCURY
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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 2,106 133
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,986
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,784 390
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,583 138
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,201 252
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,016 138
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,770 138
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,641 390
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 66,041 656
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 68,696 406
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 904 133
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 68,931 521
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 72,245 656
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,204 138

    *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 2,268 0 0 0 2,268 11 NA
    1989 3,018 0 0 0 3,018 55,683 NA
    1990 18,033 0 0 0 18,033 122,635 NA
    1991 15,283 0 0 0 15,283 157,650 226,583
    1992 326,264 0 0 0 326,264 301,350 773,983
    1993 129,842 0 0 0 129,842 51,700 393,693
    1994 149,147 0 0 0 149,147 61,300 546,297
    1995 249,365 0 0 0 249,365 66,480 526,501
    1996 295,131 0 0 0 295,131 157,686 546,897
    1997 272,829 0 0 0 272,829 303,536 424,597
    1998 272,306 0 0 0 272,306 112,239 384,515
    1999 195,119 0 0 0 195,119 205,800 517,819
    2000 111,290 0 0 0 111,290 462,306 719,514
    2001 59,256 22 0 0 59,278 2,273,922 2,335,701
    2002 72,811 656 0 0 73,466 7,432,479 7,506,927
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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