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Environmental Release Report: CLACKAMAS County, OR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLACKAMAS 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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    Rank counties in OREGON or facilities in CLACKAMAS 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 CLACKAMAS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 2,374 87
    Suspected Carcinogens 100,696 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 112,307 94
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 112 59
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 250,900 30
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 109,423 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 103,073 104
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 253,022 115
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 241,277 89
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 251,517 94
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 109 57
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 103,473 53
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 253,422 64
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 242,187 48

    *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 1,008,342 23,917 3,250 0 1,035,509 4,746,004 NA
    1989 830,728 22,126 750 0 853,604 3,406,013 NA
    1990 631,454 19,382 755 0 651,591 473,389 NA
    1991 612,740 18,042 5,632 0 636,414 5,485,445 9,879,172
    1992 391,178 3,587 4,698 0 399,463 3,738,041 6,977,719
    1993 283,205 2,054 5,105 0 290,364 3,414,449 6,223,411
    1994 167,839 1,375 5,105 0 174,319 4,473,202 5,917,320
    1995 176,983 3,517 5 0 180,505 4,400,362 5,271,721
    1996 258,508 237 0 0 258,745 6,433,127 6,939,765
    1997 293,757 386 36 0 294,179 9,951,913 5,635,365
    1998 351,729 1,458 0 0 353,187 5,767,060 6,438,616
    1999 362,729 50 30,803 0 393,582 5,956,389 6,890,252
    2000 401,988 61 5 0 402,054 6,858,832 7,599,374
    2001 287,230 156 19 0 287,405 7,138,843 7,513,496
    2002 253,527 120 5 0 253,652 7,269,470 7,607,351
    "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
    2001 .027 .597 0 0 .624 0 .597
    2002 0 .502 0 0 .502 0 5.52
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