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Environmental Release Report: CANYON County, ID
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CANYON 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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    Rank counties in IDAHO or facilities in CANYON 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 CANYON 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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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 13
    Suspected Carcinogens 8,514
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 19,282 299,309
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,573
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,704
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 8,514
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,527
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,282 21,080
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 438,667 21,080
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 15,721
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 445,227 21,080
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 445,209
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 454,385 21,080
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 455,331 21,080

    *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 395,766 0 624,315 0 1,020,081 640,046 NA
    1989 431,058 0 810,036 0 1,241,094 66,238 NA
    1990 889,715 133,499 330,266 0 1,353,480 126,498 NA
    1991 1,151,603 934 352,631 0 1,505,168 138,031 1,988,311
    1992 1,076,704 8,650 347,250 0 1,432,604 110,567 2,150,556
    1993 781,250 0 591,645 0 1,372,895 91,138 3,062,046
    1994 775,045 250 235,479 0 1,010,774 37,160 1,395,208
    1995 919,459 0 279,102 0 1,198,561 29,224 1,566,093
    1996 912,292 804 190,975 0 1,104,071 135,292 1,770,732
    1997 791,691 578 149,475 0 941,744 492,132 1,657,518
    1998 1,041,701 47 130,004 0 1,171,752 257,979 2,101,311
    1999 900,644 1,333,464 178,491 0 2,412,599 410,154 3,339,726
    2000 653,194 255,240 112,677 0 1,021,111 344,152 1,994,157
    2001 623,300 286,850 78,542 0 988,692 795,024 2,250,188
    2002 461,904 299,309 476,639 0 1,237,852 400,161 2,118,990
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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