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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL 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 87,239 101
    Suspected Carcinogens 239 281
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 244,654 91,075
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 41,208 327
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 155,284 197
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18,148 50
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 444,075 379
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 88,004 389
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 514,108 1,130
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,287,026
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 265,892 965
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 19,778 52
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 195,790 1,139
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,679,762 1,214
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,508,539 1,118

    *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 949,649 10,250 162,945 41,300 1,164,144 999,732 NA
    1989 683,413 9,500 211,372 91,456 995,741 1,307,158 NA
    1990 678,686 15,735 23,580 90,250 808,251 395,519 NA
    1991 577,793 17,027 18,385 140,297 753,502 84,369 7,953,749
    1992 594,376 7,210 1,510 45,334 648,430 219,514 8,120,235
    1993 528,072 14,300 1,760 96,530 640,662 59,170 8,191,946
    1994 522,810 2,300 2,505 30,023 557,638 127,807 2,912,193
    1995 443,607 1,500 545 1,306 446,958 285,405 4,809,313
    1996 496,508 3,255 3,290 3,661 506,714 61,627 4,154,773
    1997 383,473 2,104 0 2,095 387,672 96,290 4,046,899
    1998 2,846,403 2,057 499 3,849 2,852,808 138,990 6,555,996
    1999 1,681,773 2,538 564 5,070 1,689,945 233,913 5,270,927
    2000 858,178 1,224 300 7,279 866,980 402,402 1,551,670
    2001 1,696,487 29,770 137,279 2,061 1,865,597 523,044 3,054,266
    2002 1,686,065 91,572 152,859 0 1,930,496 445,579 3,663,168
    "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 3.90 0 0 0 3.90 .9597 4.86
    2001 3.88 0 0 0 3.88 .9045 4.79
    2002 4.07 0 0 0 4.07 0 4.90
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