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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE
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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 6,112 .007
    Suspected Carcinogens 484,995 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 505,460 .007
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 83,899 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 522,551
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 490,810
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 504,341 70
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 508,197 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 514,096 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 608,030 250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,112 .007
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 537,357 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 606,807 320
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 511,974 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 564,719 0 0 0 564,719 302,084 NA
    1989 454,536 0 0 0 454,536 318,172 NA
    1990 428,871 0 0 0 428,871 309,370 NA
    1991 392,858 0 0 0 392,858 360,948 709,958
    1992 377,974 0 0 0 377,974 170,143 576,644
    1993 430,156 0 0 0 430,156 145,729 701,235
    1994 156,087 0 0 0 156,087 168,116 607,918
    1995 690,048 0 0 0 690,048 270,362 1,019,298
    1996 527,962 5 0 0 527,967 499,528 1,183,402
    1997 452,016 0 0 0 452,016 1,362,202 1,308,401
    1998 588,145 0 0 0 588,145 559,147 1,245,800
    1999 772,354 255 0 0 772,609 627,810 1,663,807
    2000 677,260 445 19,353 0 697,058 4,238,606 1,448,201
    2001 637,700 483 100,151 0 738,334 659,508 1,307,776
    2002 614,462 320 101,938 0 716,720 276,748 1,359,065
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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