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Environmental Release Report: CARTER County, OK
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CARTER 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 OKLAHOMA or facilities in CARTER 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 CARTER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 33,499 80
    Suspected Carcinogens 27,895 .246
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 157,130 155,942
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 67,033 .246
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 122,813 126
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 58,954
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 137,332 80
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 117,273 126
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 178,066 8,713
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 31,926
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 261,558 8,793
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 25,183
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 194,269 8,793
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 304,199 8,793
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 207,689 8,793

    *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 325,926 7,550 222,250 0 555,726 60,350 NA
    1989 182,517 5,450 2,000 0 189,967 30,750 NA
    1990 256,942 1,708 247 0 258,897 39,080 NA
    1991 265,052 21,131 3 0 286,186 117,591 526,841
    1992 270,029 152,308 11 0 422,348 175,197 1,244,734
    1993 272,970 36,876 15 0 309,861 232,148 1,804,345
    1994 150,416 34,044 5 0 184,465 127,917 73,558,926
    1995 184,585 278,388 5 0 462,978 140,729 96,925,958
    1996 197,305 230,614 1,419 0 429,338 171,183 57,203,667
    1997 477,073 221,352 1,869 0 700,294 252,933 717,294,210
    1998 422,209 44,382 5 0 466,596 172,327 3,947,108
    1999 230,493 220,793 0 0 451,286 181,660 5,913,670
    2000 318,814 247,632 0 0 566,446 371,682 6,547,620
    2001 376,032 118,437 2,774 0 497,243 1,079,569 87,435,890
    2002 313,367 164,609 2,307 0 480,283 639,750 10,921,112
    "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 55.80 0 0 0 55.80 0 55.80
    2001 46.83 0 0 0 46.83 0 46.83
    2002 .037 0 0 0 .037 0 .037
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