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Environmental Release Report: DOUGLAS County, OR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DOUGLAS 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:

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    Rank counties in OREGON or facilities in DOUGLAS 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 DOUGLAS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 149,074
    Suspected Carcinogens 154,780
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 169,408
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,628
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 312,444
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 155,007
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 318,383
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 327,072
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 475,919
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 476,047
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 227
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 318,027
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 476,047
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 476,047

    *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 741,040 6,200 1,273 0 748,513 0 NA
    1989 414,830 6,000 519,669 0 940,499 0 NA
    1990 757,699 5,920 2,436,515 0 3,200,134 80 NA
    1991 960,310 10,470 2,749,304 0 3,720,084 386,720 18,011,087
    1992 843,962 7,211 2,142,713 0 2,993,886 229,810 16,632,098
    1993 836,675 35,369 1,194,892 0 2,066,936 245,908 9,318,240
    1994 600,813 4,085 120,605 0 725,503 256,740 10,173,133
    1995 2,348,956 26,720 1,197,932 0 3,573,608 30,660 5,261,342
    1996 1,626,187 12,739 2,041,529 0 3,680,455 26,128 4,703,815
    1997 2,068,896 42,050 2,356,307 0 4,467,253 54,826 7,097,554
    1998 1,451,260 24,928 1,581,489 0 3,057,677 0 4,658,614
    1999 341,376 5 11,702 0 353,083 0 368,164
    2000 319,767 0 0 0 319,767 8,920 331,277
    2001 301,525 0 0 0 301,525 61,503 321,923
    2002 476,047 0 0 0 476,047 846 481,708
    "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 .7205 0 0 0 .7205 0 .7205
    2001 .8373 0 0 0 .8373 0 .8373
    2002 .8629 0 0 0 .8629 0 .8629
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