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Environmental Release Report: GRAND FORKS County, ND
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GRAND FORKS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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    Rank counties in NORTH DAKOTA or facilities in GRAND FORKS 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 GRAND FORKS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL BROMIDE
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 22,000
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 36,300
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,300
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 22,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 22,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 36,300
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 46,420
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 46,420
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 46,420
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 46,420
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 46,420

    *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 13,265 0 0 0 13,265 0 NA
    1989 275 0 0 0 275 750 NA
    1990 24,485 0 0 0 24,485 11,500 NA
    1991 53,818 0 0 0 53,818 10,374 66,831
    1992 25,179 0 0 0 25,179 9,000 37,743
    1993 32,647 0 0 0 32,647 30,833 48,055
    1994 112,656 0 0 0 112,656 7,034 81,867
    1995 54,795 0 0 0 54,795 538,860 574,030
    1996 71,998 0 0 0 71,998 92,482 141,010
    1997 35,900 0 0 0 35,900 99,203 134,113
    1998 34,501 0 0 0 34,501 444,871 485,732
    1999 60,190 0 0 0 60,190 370,717 411,005
    2000 36,527 0 0 0 36,527 328,608 365,190
    2001 72,343 0 0 0 72,343 364,406 436,517
    2002 46,420 0 963 0 47,383 398,375 444,617
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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