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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,080 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,082 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14,080 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,082 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,082 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,082 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,082 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 14,082 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14,080 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,082 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,082 5

    *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 5,800 0 0 0 5,800 750 NA
    1989 24,000 0 0 0 24,000 1,089 NA
    1990 13,479 0 0 0 13,479 1,110 NA
    1991 8,425 0 0 0 8,425 1,221 305
    1992 10,100 0 0 0 10,100 750 400
    1993 15,009 0 0 0 15,009 1,500 15,684
    1994 21,488 0 0 0 21,488 1,500 22,276
    1995 15,772 0 0 0 15,772 1,500 16,604
    1996 18,706 0 0 0 18,706 750 19,549
    1997 20,936 0 0 0 20,936 750 21,868
    1998 13,005 0 0 0 13,005 750 13,880
    1999 11,134 5 0 0 11,139 750 11,904
    2000 8,785 5 0 0 8,790 750 9,300
    2001 18,530 5 0 0 18,535 750 19,480
    2002 14,082 5 0 0 14,087 750 14,757
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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