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Environmental Release Report: HOKE County, NC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HOKE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in HOKE 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 HOKE County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMIC ACID
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 74
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 74
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 74
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 74
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 74

    *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 94,596 0 0 0 94,596 1,423 NA
    1989 58,791 0 0 0 58,791 4,879 NA
    1990 20,698 0 0 0 20,698 1,584 NA
    1991 38,614 0 0 0 38,614 57,484 143,054
    1992 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 60,253 81,336
    1993 530 0 0 0 530 286,263 169,486
    1994 135 0 0 0 135 10,463 20,018
    1995 93 0 0 0 93 1,852 60,892
    1996 82 0 0 0 82 1,909 57,743
    1997 46 0 0 0 46 1,507 57,110
    1998 40 0 0 0 40 1,277 44,114
    1999 74 0 0 0 74 1,038 86,161
    2000 45 0 0 0 45 726 31,526
    2001 75 0 0 0 75 0 30,960
    2002 74 0 0 0 74 785 30,045
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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