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Environmental Release Report: PEMBINA County, ND
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PEMBINA 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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    Rank counties in NORTH DAKOTA or facilities in PEMBINA 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 PEMBINA County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 60,946
    Suspected Carcinogens 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,231
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,231
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 106,624
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 64,184
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 109,102
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 130,814 5,700
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 191,523 5,700
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 490
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 85,156 5,700
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 191,530 5,700
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 190,814 5,700

    *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 20,500 1,800 0 0 22,300 0 NA
    1989 1,250 250 0 0 1,500 3,200 NA
    1990 89,588 250 5 0 89,843 0 NA
    1991 97,478 73,057 2,241 0 172,776 0 751,731
    1992 101,155 67,000 0 0 168,155 0 1,031,289
    1993 142,210 40,700 750 0 183,660 2,000 375,523
    1994 215,010 32,000 750 0 247,760 1,000 457,181
    1995 139,900 18,400 750 0 159,050 4,300 420,950
    1996 171,648 12,340 750 0 184,738 16,167 333,339
    1997 151,567 9,110 750 0 161,427 36,974 307,652
    1998 169,782 13,570 750 0 184,102 31,309 362,463
    1999 213,156 14,000 750 0 227,906 29,753 356,389
    2000 214,671 6,970 750 0 222,391 15,959 328,933
    2001 160,103 11,960 750 0 172,813 39,350 331,244
    2002 192,057 5,700 902 0 198,659 13,251 300,860
    "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 .216 0 0 0 .216 0 .216
    2001 .218 0 0 0 .218 0 .218
    2002 .175 0 0 0 .175 0 .175
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