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Environmental Release Report: COOS County, OR
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COOS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 OREGON or facilities in COOS 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 COOS County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 40 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 47 4
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 42 4
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47 4
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 52 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 33,808 883
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 33,808 883
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 40 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 33,763 881
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 33,773 881
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,768 881

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 500 NA
    1989 9,275 3,151 0 0 12,426 500 NA
    1990 28,930 1,898 0 0 30,828 1,750 NA
    1991 99,922 13,000 8,600 0 121,522 1,853 340,577
    1992 110,048 10,850 25,470 0 146,368 2,800 975,460
    1993 93,452 15,300 3,350 0 112,102 3,500 856,593
    1994 492,410 4,149 1,420 0 497,979 1,510 6,361,212
    1995 237,130 811 0 0 237,941 1,750 649,955
    1996 150,963 1,100 0 0 152,063 1,500 852,150
    1997 142,730 1,388 0 0 144,118 8,840 899,334
    1998 173,454 1,910 0 0 175,364 10,243 911,687
    1999 176,635 1,475 20 0 178,130 9,174 925,339
    2000 180,998 3,371 251 0 184,620 2,878 919,237
    2001 49,161 1,437 269 0 50,866 3,885 467,446
    2002 33,818 883 388 0 35,089 2,250 37,002
    "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 .1288 0 .1387 0 .2675 0 .4031
    2001 .1092 0 0 0 .1092 0 .1092
    2002 .1191 0 0 0 .1191 0 .1191
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