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Environmental Release Report: PONTOTOC County, OK
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PONTOTOC County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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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    *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 PONTOTOC County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 34,004
    Suspected Carcinogens 97
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 34,090
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 34,059
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 33,945
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 34,087
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 70
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 102,206
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 42,556
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 102,230
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 34,004
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 68,202
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 144,786
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 144,714

    *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 1,853,674 250 243 0 1,854,167 19 NA
    1989 447,738 0 0 0 447,738 250 NA
    1990 441,110 0 0 0 441,110 0 NA
    1991 360,007 0 3 0 360,010 538,436 1,142,390
    1992 306,507 0 4 0 306,511 975,603 1,420,350
    1993 529,830 0 4 0 529,834 1,154,503 1,769,310
    1994 503,489 0 0 0 503,489 947,181 1,536,205
    1995 412,915 0 0 0 412,915 580,467 994,073
    1996 196,122 0 0 0 196,122 252,544 448,216
    1997 152,757 0 0 0 152,757 601,012 552,127
    1998 310,386 0 0 0 310,386 297,460 658,676
    1999 332,263 0 0 0 332,263 547,045 1,217,619
    2000 395,000 0 187,206 0 582,206 734,102 1,778,746
    2001 277,824 0 102,040 0 379,864 173,212 975,056
    2002 144,900 0 99,917 0 244,817 0 245,091
    "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 .4117 0 0 0 .4117 0 .4117
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