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Environmental Release Report: GALLATIN County, MT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GALLATIN 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:
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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 GALLATIN 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:MERCURY 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 105
    Suspected Carcinogens 35
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 133
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 133
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 112
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 112
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 105
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 133
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 105
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7

    *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 500 0 0 0 500 16,750 NA
    1989 500 0 0 0 500 27,500 NA
    1990 10 0 0 0 10 27,250 NA
    1991 1 9 0 0 10 217 219
    1992 2 3 0 0 5 136 136
    1993 2 0 0 0 2 345 456
    1994 2 1 0 0 3 159 160
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2000 23 0 756 0 779 750 35
    2001 489 0 0 0 489 86 14,651
    2002 140 0 15,643 0 15,783 0 15,782
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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