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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL BROMIDE
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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 108,365 12
    Suspected Carcinogens 201,672 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 348,615 19
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 41,079 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 282,376 14
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 307,469 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 238,350 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 420,592 30
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 456,699 36
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 23,851
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 457,043 36
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 338,989 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 480,998 36
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 348,600 29

    *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 1,677,155 8,200 0 0 1,685,355 830,232 NA
    1989 1,676,241 7,000 0 0 1,683,241 450,018 NA
    1990 1,586,740 2,115 250 0 1,589,105 439,481 NA
    1991 1,188,006 2,200 0 0 1,190,206 415,110 3,996,741
    1992 1,139,610 2,600 0 0 1,142,210 597,730 5,273,709
    1993 929,179 1,557 5 0 930,741 160,093 4,617,139
    1994 435,498 2,647 0 0 438,145 92,958 4,179,199
    1995 857,167 551 1,000 0 858,718 69,905 7,837,195
    1996 552,567 56 0 0 552,623 114,794 7,092,258
    1997 647,365 65 0 0 647,430 192,630 8,225,031
    1998 520,077 31 0 0 520,108 71,993 7,957,775
    1999 476,548 32 0 0 476,580 285,190 9,890,431
    2000 447,724 37 0 0 447,761 545,795 11,256,411
    2001 455,445 41 0 0 455,486 615,587 6,817,819
    2002 480,998 36 0 0 481,034 351,929 5,662,043
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .1628 0 0 0 .1628 .0053 .1681
    2001 .1616 0 0 0 .1616 .0144 .176
    2002 .116 0 0 0 .116 0 .1297
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