POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: PITTSBURG County, OK
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PITTSBURG County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in OKLAHOMA or facilities in PITTSBURG 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.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Environmental Justice Analysis for PITTSBURG County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 45,409
    Suspected Carcinogens 573
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74,480
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 34,226
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,143
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 31,229
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 57,303
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 46,689
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 36,565
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 63,923
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 34,226
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 41,956
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 72,844
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 54,102

    *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.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
    1989 15,214 0 0 0 15,214 0 NA
    1990 250 0 0 0 250 0 NA
    1991 250 0 0 0 250 0 19,450
    1992 175 0 0 0 175 0 13,475
    1993 180 0 0 0 180 0 13,880
    1994 28,583 0 3,330 0 31,913 3,330 32,753
    1995 41,060 0 0 0 41,060 301,520 345,360
    1996 30,803 0 0 0 30,803 210,850 243,653
    1998 5,499 5 144 0 5,648 96 6,282
    1999 3,068 5 105,696 0 108,769 0 627,388
    2000 5,846 5 80,833 0 86,684 0 1,009,892
    2001 34,504 0 110,721 0 145,225 53,680 1,555,428
    2002 76,182 0 37,022 0 113,204 166,362 942,150
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
    Fax companies responsible for the top-ranked pollution problems in PITTSBURG County (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about pollution in PITTSBURG County


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
     
     
  • Links

    Scorecard's report for PITTSBURG County on
  •   [ top ]