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Environmental Release Report: RICHLAND County, ND
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in RICHLAND 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 RICHLAND 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 RICHLAND County

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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 49
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,550 139,766
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,301
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20,350
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,550
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 142,689 415
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 176,728 415
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 49
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 142,440 415
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 142,700 415
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 142,639 415

    *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 178,940 0 0 0 178,940 39,687 NA
    1989 190,491 0 0 0 190,491 14,722 NA
    1990 157,219 0 0 0 157,219 10,518 NA
    1991 658,686 1,900 0 0 660,586 30,319 1,169,624
    1992 610,090 47,951 0 0 658,041 139,829 1,360,568
    1993 335,412 23,963 0 0 359,375 37,230 1,195,097
    1994 166,162 11,039 0 0 177,201 2,656 1,020,942
    1995 423,425 2,904 0 0 426,329 3,025 1,090,036
    1996 380,913 303,712 0 0 684,625 2,803 3,912,892
    1997 156,911 429,510 0 0 586,421 6,920 3,514,456
    1998 239,340 28,333 0 0 267,673 218,828 3,185,909
    1999 318,071 127,583 0 0 445,654 236,300 3,299,473
    2000 238,543 34,664 0 0 273,207 67,611 2,875,937
    2001 169,780 42,313 335 0 212,428 84,941 2,718,076
    2002 176,788 140,181 589 0 317,558 85,612 3,364,793
    "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 .196 0 0 0 .196 0 .196
    2001 .19 0 0 0 .19 0 .19
    2002 .18 0 0 0 .18 0 .18
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