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Environmental Release Report: MISSOULA County, MT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MISSOULA 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 MISSOULA 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 213,507 1,260
    Suspected Carcinogens 89 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,495 867
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,784 360
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,294,770 664
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,895
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 246,488 1,260
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,296,248 1,024
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,487,700 1,731
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 28,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,537,076 28,124
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,555 360
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 256,778 27,107
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,564,327 27,521
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,561,735 1,771

    *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 980,066 130,970 14,000 0 1,125,036 0 NA
    1989 981,152 62,880 9,400 0 1,053,432 0 NA
    1990 948,584 77,305 8,800 0 1,034,689 282,372 NA
    1991 936,097 99,600 6,800 0 1,042,497 27,892 24,769,151
    1992 1,082,257 69,000 0 0 1,151,257 117,001 34,835,796
    1993 1,002,668 69,850 0 0 1,072,518 71,076 36,769,214
    1994 1,694,541 77,900 250 0 1,772,691 42,489 34,565,002
    1995 2,070,069 85,724 316 0 2,156,109 12,954 13,347,591
    1996 2,078,847 78,410 325 0 2,157,582 7,952 9,036,406
    1997 2,207,908 81,230 245 0 2,289,383 13,304 9,390,025
    1998 2,209,664 79,770 155 0 2,289,589 39,421 9,395,159
    1999 3,486,484 24,400 285 0 3,511,169 4,920 14,960,225
    2000 3,299,824 37,220 22,531 0 3,359,575 20,610 13,580,918
    2001 1,657,388 32,691 31,953 0 1,722,033 2,422 8,649,169
    2002 1,565,166 28,131 33,883 0 1,627,180 2,872 6,705,078
    "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 .458 0 .005 0 .463 .003 .466
    2001 .799 0 .0494 0 .8484 .1515 .867
    2002 .908 0 .0438 0 .9518 0 .988
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