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Environmental Release Report: DOUGLAS County, CO
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DOUGLAS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:

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    Rank counties in COLORADO or facilities in DOUGLAS 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 DOUGLAS County

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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 410
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 410
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 410
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 410
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 410
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 410
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 410
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 410

    *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 259,396 119 164,229 0 423,744 10,400 NA
    1989 86,384 60 300,327 0 386,771 0 NA
    1990 46,200 45 850 0 47,095 2,960 NA
    1991 63,159 33 345 0 63,537 4,880 99,095
    1992 27,100 22 0 0 27,122 0 64,492
    1993 206 0 0 0 206 0 29,131
    1994 215 0 0 0 215 9,044 21,403
    1995 16,602 0 0 0 16,602 0 26,023
    1996 2,507 0 0 0 2,507 250 5,297
    1997 320 0 0 0 320 100 10,809
    1998 3,274 0 0 0 3,274 0 9,510
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,440
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,440
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 47,000
    2002 410 0 0 0 410 0 110,031
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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