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Environmental Release Report: KOOTENAI County, ID
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KOOTENAI 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 KOOTENAI 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 KOOTENAI 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 29
    Suspected Carcinogens 55,910
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 112,750
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 29
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 98,971
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 55,911
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 99,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 98,989
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 98,989
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 124,389
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 29
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 101,771
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 112,722
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 98,972

    *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 211,555 0 0 0 211,555 0 NA
    1989 98,558 0 0 0 98,558 0 NA
    1990 93,476 0 0 0 93,476 250 NA
    1991 73,590 0 0 0 73,590 24,595 87,048
    1992 52,604 0 0 0 52,604 32,879 85,620
    1993 17,205 0 0 0 17,205 35,993 53,850
    1994 19,870 0 0 0 19,870 81,250 100,520
    1995 57,666 0 0 0 57,666 107,257 164,172
    1996 69,909 0 0 0 69,909 134,350 203,523
    1997 69,324 0 0 0 69,324 609,508 403,466
    1998 153,509 0 0 0 153,509 280,259 660,264
    1999 169,019 0 0 0 169,019 272,640 457,201
    2000 176,192 0 0 0 176,192 230,143 416,625
    2001 134,295 0 585 0 134,880 189,365 333,187
    2002 124,400 0 456 0 124,856 156,561 276,215
    "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 .76 0 0 0 .76 73.41 74.17
    2001 .64 0 0 0 .64 61.51 62.15
    2002 .39 0 0 0 .39 37.33 37.72
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