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Environmental Release Report: ONSLOW County, NC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ONSLOW County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in ONSLOW 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 ONSLOW 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: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 1,166 .200
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,166 158,344
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,166 .200
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 63,572 .200
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,166 .200
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 63,572 250
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 62,406
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,166 250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,166 .200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 62,406 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 62,406 250

    *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 198,583 250 0 0 198,833 11,200 NA
    1989 238,915 0 0 0 238,915 16,845 NA
    1990 216,706 0 0 0 216,706 19,304 NA
    1991 117,366 0 0 0 117,366 15,379 280,230
    1992 61,780 0 0 0 61,780 13,486 203,399
    1993 51,408 0 0 0 51,408 1,971 92,885
    1994 125,706 0 0 0 125,706 20,913 195,067
    1995 139,760 0 0 0 139,760 58,009 197,769
    1996 25,490 0 0 0 25,490 34,016 59,306
    1997 8,400 0 0 0 8,400 0 8,400
    1998 12,364 0 0 0 12,364 19,588 31,952
    1999 5,115 0 0 0 5,115 9,816 14,931
    2000 13,450 0 0 0 13,450 0 13,450
    2001 71,535 142,265 88,099 0 301,899 1,978 872,648
    2002 63,572 158,594 178,834 0 401,000 24,833 1,058,601
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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