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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL 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 550
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 24,174
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 954
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 25,482
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,358
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,908
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,032
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 24,845
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 74,303
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 50
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,295
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 26,841
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,491

    *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 602,612 0 2,118,864 0 2,721,476 1,640,375 NA
    1989 676,024 250 1,988,200 0 2,664,474 257,708 NA
    1990 527,342 40 0 0 527,382 193,428 NA
    1991 387,897 0 0 0 387,897 530,001 1,776,235
    1992 375,983 0 0 0 375,983 707,832 1,869,460
    1993 401,144 0 0 0 401,144 1,210,673 2,898,448
    1994 177,701 0 0 0 177,701 2,310,257 35,614,337
    1995 129,414 0 0 0 129,414 3,272,268 14,070,918
    1996 113,836 4 477 0 114,317 2,844,286 13,526,174
    1997 257,337 0 4,647 0 261,984 2,095,456 1,436,136
    1998 326,026 0 5,657 0 331,683 6,163,355 28,520,731
    1999 171,089 5 5,342 0 176,436 5,380,795 19,279,266
    2000 138,432 5 8,949 0 147,386 4,658,456 11,116,481
    2001 140,772 5 0 0 140,777 3,582,729 15,187,107
    2002 76,303 0 0 0 76,303 3,747,414 15,734,670
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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