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Environmental Release Report: BRISTOL County, RI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BRISTOL County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 BRISTOL 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
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 49,373
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 58,288
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,518
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 52,643
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 49,373
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 56,468
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 60,735
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 61,559
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 64,055
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 61,358
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 61,985
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 61,559

    *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 986,090 0 0 0 986,090 4,550 NA
    1989 522,387 0 0 0 522,387 3,036 NA
    1990 383,400 250 0 0 383,650 68,100 NA
    1991 458,783 0 0 0 458,783 5,293 476,666
    1992 472,295 0 0 0 472,295 3,994 491,576
    1993 600,609 0 0 0 600,609 2,845 619,513
    1994 482,081 0 0 0 482,081 7,335 790,814
    1995 225,874 0 0 0 225,874 46,843 679,229
    1996 427,197 0 0 0 427,197 19,830 818,749
    1997 59,869 0 0 0 59,869 38,166 882,142
    1998 46,674 0 0 0 46,674 27,154 690,990
    1999 51,800 0 0 0 51,800 30,810 698,199
    2000 47,283 0 0 0 47,283 31,349 613,494
    2001 56,881 0 0 0 56,881 17,103 478,936
    2002 64,055 0 25 0 64,080 119,804 323,194
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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