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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 72015 (BENTON, AR)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 72015*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 267 .220
    Suspected Carcinogens 138
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,577 255
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 593 .220
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,083 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 323 .220
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 54,648 .220
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,923 255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 57,144 260
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 53,084
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,242 255
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4 .220
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,306 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 57,228 260
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,075 250

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 168,568 0 0 0 168,568 5,867,000 NA
    1989 47,382 0 0 0 47,382 0 NA
    1990 96,486 0 0 0 96,486 1,500 NA
    1991 22,528 0 0 0 22,528 14,141 26,719
    1992 41,582 0 0 0 41,582 5,571 47,998
    1993 46,410 0 0 0 46,410 11,170 97,639
    1994 37,413 0 0 0 37,413 15,379 96,178
    1995 28,864 0 0 0 28,864 9,369 79,028
    1996 22,992 0 0 0 22,992 13,520 88,952
    1997 30,680 0 0 0 30,680 23,600 74,390
    1998 24,804 15 0 0 24,819 3,260,988 3,329,693
    1999 37,396 255 0 0 37,651 27,619,867 27,040,717
    2000 33,642 255 0 0 33,897 42,306,469 42,645,661
    2001 40,364 260 0 0 40,625 39,832,693 40,045,566
    2002 57,371 260 43 0 57,674 38,636,578 38,861,153
    "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 1.46 0 0 0 1.46 27.22 123
    2001 1.53 0 0 0 1.53 33.76 145
    2002 1.30 0 0 0 1.30 0 54.66
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