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Environmental Release Report: TULSA County, OK
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TULSA 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:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *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 TULSA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    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 94,570 1,020
    Suspected Carcinogens 65,449 1,273
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 473,712 17,864
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 124,534 490
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 399,736 1,100
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 124,616 238
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 257,821 3,223
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 381,658 1,567
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 521,325 2,116
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 100,108 303
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 612,630 1,970
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 26,472 237
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 521,117 1,398
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 659,406 4,444
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 516,979 3,097

    *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 5,701,096 50,079 527,599 27,299 6,306,073 4,403,202 NA
    1989 4,873,479 79,566 62,195 0 5,015,240 3,845,003 NA
    1990 4,375,939 35,342 92,340 0 4,503,621 5,803,991 NA
    1991 4,093,846 35,920 38,856 0 4,168,622 9,190,921 36,696,071
    1992 3,810,422 16,986 26,038 0 3,853,446 5,087,068 36,840,444
    1993 3,309,683 60,465 98,409 0 3,468,557 8,973,157 63,111,947
    1994 2,335,870 18,912 118,546 0 2,473,328 7,168,724 58,242,130
    1995 1,452,971 134,718 128,867 0 1,716,556 6,801,869 10,847,363
    1996 1,396,250 31,086 45,897 0 1,473,233 5,937,402 10,515,335
    1997 1,296,957 56,032 75,265 0 1,428,254 13,161,996 8,708,760
    1998 1,340,399 30,450 97,341 1,109,751 2,577,941 9,806,714 12,880,930
    1999 1,225,311 17,279 18,838 2,513,899 3,775,327 7,166,697 14,574,355
    2000 901,657 6,349 40,561 2,388,544 3,337,112 6,589,589 15,654,889
    2001 621,717 6,522 25,707 2,021 655,967 6,799,343 8,198,124
    2002 670,061 20,983 7,206 11,161 709,410 8,071,951 9,489,323
    "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 1.60 0 0 0 1.60 0 1.60
    2001 .888 0 0 0 .888 0 .888
    2002 .98 0 0 0 .98 0 .98
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