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Environmental Release Report: RANDOLPH County, NC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in RANDOLPH 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 RANDOLPH 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 RANDOLPH 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 587
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,607
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,694 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12,810
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 35,877 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,865 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26,705 255
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 48,439
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 57,955 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 9,266
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,004 145
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 571
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,007 140
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 58,303 395
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,428 5

    *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 3,035,794 321 0 0 3,036,115 700,168 NA
    1989 2,842,419 201 0 0 2,842,620 333,058 NA
    1990 2,536,955 157 0 0 2,537,112 488,316 NA
    1991 2,159,122 135 0 0 2,159,257 612,750 3,820,468
    1992 2,721,511 147 0 0 2,721,658 873,289 4,374,829
    1993 2,368,038 167 0 0 2,368,205 705,533 3,335,339
    1994 2,008,901 97 1,250 0 2,010,248 646,158 3,917,945
    1995 2,306,728 80 0 0 2,306,808 634,803 3,766,063
    1996 1,668,750 20 0 0 1,668,770 1,531,207 3,898,760
    1997 597,127 200 0 0 597,327 1,697,466 2,261,208
    1998 296,785 130 0 0 296,915 893,668 2,446,002
    1999 215,809 300 0 0 216,109 846,503 1,999,208
    2000 135,634 465 49,891 0 185,990 920,669 3,312,375
    2001 83,761 420 0 0 84,181 668,877 2,180,155
    2002 59,040 395 0 0 59,435 1,198,761 2,143,817
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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