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Environmental Release Report: POTTAWATOMIE County, OK
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in POTTAWATOMIE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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    Rank counties in OKLAHOMA or facilities in POTTAWATOMIE 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 POTTAWATOMIE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 206
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 55,526
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 55,320
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 55,320
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 98,526
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 98,050
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 98,531
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 98,531
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 43,211

    *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 285,702 0 0 0 285,702 232,646 NA
    1989 337,861 0 48,836 0 386,697 230,481 NA
    1990 233,054 0 0 0 233,054 182,527 NA
    1991 186,645 106 1,198 0 187,949 204,082 761,861
    1992 145,848 472 1,849 0 148,169 255,555 627,898
    1993 239,288 2,051 0 0 241,339 422,956 627,475
    1994 216,902 243 596 0 217,741 609,258 911,626
    1995 121,943 475 654 0 123,072 323,059 550,996
    1996 184,251 619 1,347 0 186,217 661,329 937,691
    1997 125,235 257 904 0 126,396 904,755 653,351
    1998 130,881 474 800 0 132,155 451,140 677,075
    1999 101,924 273 1,925 0 104,122 405,944 544,501
    2000 89,587 272 598 0 90,457 251,984 673,041
    2001 3,696 344 175 0 4,215 372,784 471,313
    2002 98,531 0 0 0 98,531 252,945 386,393
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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