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Environmental Release Report: CASCADE County, MT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CASCADE 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 MONTANA or facilities in CASCADE 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 CASCADE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 3,868
    Suspected Carcinogens 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 23,849
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,120
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 21,188
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,655
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 21,160
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,575
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 67,417
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 80,045
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,120
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 74,229
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 77,784
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 67,417

    *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 93,000 0 0 0 93,000 18,050 NA
    1989 29,200 0 0 0 29,200 10,850 NA
    1990 7,240 0 0 0 7,240 17,750 NA
    1991 9,005 0 0 0 9,005 3,750 10,408
    1992 12,555 0 0 0 12,555 20 12,030
    1993 19,229 0 1,178 0 20,407 50 20,870
    1994 109,514 0 1,300 0 110,814 35 203,627
    1995 89,904 0 4,455 0 94,359 25 15,439,314
    1996 93,530 0 0 0 93,530 3,630 382,331
    1997 84,414 0 520 0 84,934 1,787 286,678
    1998 87,444 0 0 0 87,444 17,637 296,006
    1999 75,755 0 0 0 75,755 11,786 303,619
    2000 20,564 0 271 0 20,835 28,640 48,761
    2001 41,925 0 9,716 0 51,641 3,364 146,198
    2002 80,249 0 0 0 80,249 14,964 202,490
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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