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Environmental Release Report: NEWPORT County, RI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEWPORT County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in RHODE ISLAND or facilities in NEWPORT 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 NEWPORT 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:STYRENE
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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 20,733
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,733
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,733
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20,733
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20,733
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,733
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,733
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20,733
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20,733
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20,733
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,733

    *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 381,692 253 0 0 381,945 40,763 NA
    1989 295,460 2,102 0 0 297,562 25,643 NA
    1990 58,940 2 0 0 58,942 12,195 NA
    1991 45,700 0 0 0 45,700 13,400 59,100
    1992 37,900 0 0 0 37,900 17,240 55,140
    1993 17,406 0 0 0 17,406 3,920 21,511
    1994 71,020 0 0 0 71,020 8,099 77,306
    1995 87,038 0 0 0 87,038 21,549 100,548
    1996 23,977 0 0 0 23,977 5,368 29,196
    1997 44,424 0 0 0 44,424 280 46,527
    1998 68,143 0 0 0 68,143 2,520 70,687
    1999 51,723 0 0 0 51,723 2,160 54,084
    2000 43,861 0 0 0 43,861 1,240 45,101
    2001 37,950 0 0 0 37,950 1,439 37,980
    2002 20,733 0 0 0 20,733 1,854 26,154
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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