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Environmental Release Report: LEWIS AND CLARK County, MT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LEWIS AND CLARK 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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    *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 LEWIS AND CLARK County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,826
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,823
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,124
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,481
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,826
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,826
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,823
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,602
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,826

    *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 226,920 0 32,764,230 0 32,991,150 1,128 NA
    1989 205,150 0 36,425,460 0 36,630,610 2,286 NA
    1990 257,409 0 40,059,900 0 40,317,309 2,147 NA
    1991 147,330 0 38,502,100 0 38,649,430 2,814,845 69,386,565
    1992 144,489 0 40,953,522 0 41,098,011 2,376,002 88,958,172
    1993 133,215 0 42,611,283 0 42,744,498 1,785,259 74,863,327
    1994 144,962 0 43,482,219 0 43,627,181 2,298,231 89,919,549
    1995 144,076 513 39,404,575 0 39,549,164 104,507 77,343,740
    1996 136,509 2,044 44,350,923 0 44,489,476 558,181 84,626,355
    1997 125,495 5,025 37,706,499 0 37,837,019 8,078,171 79,800,833
    1998 127,708 1,612 42,082,959 0 42,212,279 4,833,491 73,451,747
    1999 80,953 1,660 43,058,183 0 43,140,796 1,352,214 73,397,916
    2000 71,844 1,004 41,477,389 0 41,550,237 5,372,057 76,041,615
    2001 25,334 166 20,063,922 0 20,089,422 2,194,390 17,854,079
    2002 14,602 0 0 0 14,602 10 13,101
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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