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

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    Rank counties in NORTH DAKOTA or facilities in RAMSEY 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 RAMSEY County

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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:STYRENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 47,229
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 47,229
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 47,229
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 47,229
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,229
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 47,229
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 47,229
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 47,229
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 47,229
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 47,229
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 47,229

    *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 14,050 0 0 0 14,050 0 NA
    1989 20,057 0 0 0 20,057 0 NA
    1990 19,398 0 0 0 19,398 0 NA
    1991 19,260 0 0 0 19,260 0 19,260
    1992 22,236 0 0 0 22,236 0 22,236
    1993 47,421 0 0 0 47,421 0 47,420
    1994 66,515 0 0 0 66,515 0 66,515
    1995 61,631 0 0 0 61,631 0 61,631
    1996 45,938 0 0 0 45,938 0 45,938
    1997 51,488 0 0 0 51,488 0 51,488
    1998 134,847 0 0 0 134,847 0 134,847
    1999 159,588 0 0 0 159,588 0 159,588
    2000 117,964 0 0 0 117,964 0 117,964
    2001 36,806 0 0 0 36,806 0 36,805
    2002 47,229 0 0 0 47,229 0 47,229
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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