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Environmental Release Report: CASS County, ND
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CASS 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:

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    Rank counties in NORTH DAKOTA or facilities in CASS 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 CASS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE
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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 34 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,340 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 36,031 7
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .400
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 26,031 7
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,325 .400
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,174 7
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 26,046 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 36,566 34
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 36,563 29
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,600 37
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 36,600 37
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 36,024 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 86,563 0 0 0 86,563 47,875 NA
    1989 156,575 0 0 0 156,575 17,840 NA
    1990 156,895 0 0 0 156,895 50,760 NA
    1991 109,969 0 0 0 109,969 351,150 472,557
    1992 64,940 271 0 0 65,211 136,248 203,240
    1993 64,967 514 0 0 65,481 258,562 361,177
    1994 104,631 23 0 0 104,654 450,582 596,553
    1995 335,331 35 0 0 335,366 1,153,700 451,506,115
    1996 223,017 29 0 0 223,046 812,519 1,082,227
    1997 214,913 34 0 0 214,947 1,207,518 833,926
    1998 133,956 57 0 0 134,013 611,346 744,103
    1999 67,199 45 0 0 67,244 510,774 556,819
    2000 56,980 71 0 0 57,051 659,477 624,178
    2001 55,374 25 0 0 55,399 616,500 723,132
    2002 36,600 37 0 0 36,637 958,313 1,051,525
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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