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Environmental Release Report: SHOSHONE County, ID
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SHOSHONE 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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    *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 SHOSHONE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 210 690
    Suspected Carcinogens 503 65
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 465 688
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 210 688
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 250 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 247 2,546
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 267 821
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 460 688
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 717 291,614
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 210 688
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 257 290,929
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 604 292,982
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 258 65

    *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 1,298 6,621 38,762,005 0 38,769,924 643 38,819,481
    1999 1,955 11,265 34,753,426 0 34,766,646 8,944 34,771,354
    2000 2,660 14,018 36,348,262 0 36,364,940 8 36,364,797
    2001 583 12,596 22,551,414 0 22,564,593 0 21,024,430
    2002 1,069 293,670 19,624,591 0 19,919,331 0 18,251,155
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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