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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 2,631 .400
    Suspected Carcinogens 118
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,423 .400
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,092 .400
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,115
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,349 .400
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 58,029 .400
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,880 .400
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 80,190 .400
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 407,792
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 26,253 .400
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,592 .400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 23,724
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 432,855 .400
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 431,908 .400

    *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
    1998 399,476 0 0 0 399,476 0 399,476
    1999 485,141 243 0 0 485,384 0 494,890
    2000 183,273 0 0 5 183,278 0 183,278
    2001 396,848 0 56,753 5 453,606 33 467,707
    2002 434,150 .400 49,059 .100 483,210 178 484,358
    "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 .4 0 0 0 .4 0 .4
    2001 .57 0 0 0 .57 0 .57
    2002 .653 0 0 0 .653 0 .653
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