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

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    Rank counties in OKLAHOMA or facilities in WASHINGTON 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 WASHINGTON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    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 117 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 4 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 136 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 94 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 44 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 67 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,653 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 148 14
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 218 13
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 214 4
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 94 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 147 14
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,754 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 92 6

    *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 54,490 3 0 39,320 93,813 27,261 NA
    1989 91,392 0 0 15,573 106,965 51,109 NA
    1990 202,900 0 47 29,584 232,531 41,600 NA
    1991 77,008 0 0 27,420 104,428 36,820 1,239,644
    1992 72,183 7 0 20,526 92,716 22,788 950,310
    1993 50,850 7 2,690,214 13,848 2,754,919 2,301,163 5,446,435
    1994 5,849 9 827 2,474 9,159 1,675,807 2,047,626
    1995 3,528 1,537 7,027 1,571 13,663 1,906,793 2,110,098
    1996 924 14 2,405 1,493 4,836 1,647,047 1,902,998
    1997 864 18 954 1,779 3,615 3,416,268 1,725,492
    1998 487 18 5,012 982 6,499 684,797 691,287
    1999 705 18 176,503 784 178,010 778,247 792,586
    2000 944 17 50,738 1,953 53,652 1,383,270 1,386,079
    2001 2,032 15 79,557 1,807 83,411 1,001,149 1,019,397
    2002 1,781 15 0 1,431 3,227 1,089,313 1,093,536
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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