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

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    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in SAMPSON 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 SAMPSON County

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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:AMMONIA
    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 Carcinogens 9,742
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 34,642
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 34,249
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9,349
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,349
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,349
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41,631
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 24,900
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 41,238
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 41,631
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 41,631
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,631

    *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 124,386 0 0 0 124,386 98,836 NA
    1989 295,438 0 3 0 295,441 268,110 NA
    1990 234,023 0 400 0 234,423 234,781 NA
    1991 172,818 0 1,000 0 173,818 301,332 479,304
    1992 77,492 0 1,000 0 78,492 239,785 322,550
    1993 34,238 0 500 0 34,738 310,733 339,171
    1994 43,922 0 500 0 44,422 260,016 298,102
    1995 51,941 0 500 0 52,441 311,089 356,306
    1996 67,943 0 0 0 67,943 349,181 437,529
    1997 78,611 0 0 0 78,611 312,326 390,944
    1998 77,257 0 0 0 77,257 261,921 341,646
    1999 54,331 0 0 0 54,331 254,391 298,492
    2000 67,295 0 3,489 0 70,784 271,089 399,190
    2001 63,372 0 0 0 63,372 210,908 310,629
    2002 41,631 0 0 0 41,631 72,628 157,747
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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