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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in STANLY 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 STANLY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 304
    Suspected Carcinogens 956 46
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 39,672 46
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 304
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 32,878
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 512
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 40,472
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,637
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 78,658 46
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 71,035
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 223,805
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 304
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 33,353 46
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 79,240 46
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 263,123 46

    *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 1,975,798 0 11,600 0 1,987,398 4,559,409 NA
    1989 372,780 0 0 0 372,780 36,775 NA
    1990 266,939 0 0 0 266,939 10,581 NA
    1991 254,109 0 0 0 254,109 214,135 16,934,211
    1992 315,564 0 0 0 315,564 770,517 6,252,271
    1993 220,258 0 0 0 220,258 940,255 9,014,240
    1994 236,658 0 0 0 236,658 497,914 20,145,653
    1995 245,792 0 0 0 245,792 560,771 20,280,419
    1996 206,806 1,997 0 0 208,803 548,936 8,470,821
    1997 238,862 410 0 0 239,272 429,868 8,440,138
    1998 464,598 340 0 0 464,938 252,418 7,836,234
    1999 383,949 349 0 0 384,298 134,271 8,846,991
    2000 296,129 87 5 0 296,221 63,538 3,312,466
    2001 357,582 42 5 0 357,629 100,767 5,027,284
    2002 264,106 51 5 0 264,162 47,295 3,081,033
    "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 .272 0 0 0 .272 0 .272
    2001 .2237 0 0 0 .2237 0 .2237
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