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Environmental Release Report: LANE County, OR
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LANE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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    Rank counties in OREGON or facilities in LANE 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 LANE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 391,726 2,034
    Suspected Carcinogens 95,167 .300
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 205,109 73,720
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 22,591 104
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,617,229 15,551
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 104,450 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 566,059 2,034
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,640,665 15,655
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,951,727 20,094
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 31,388
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,057,570 21,720
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,586 104
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 609,177 8,652
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,083,097 21,602
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,083,924 21,341

    *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 1,195,272 21,276 800 0 1,217,348 94,314 NA
    1989 1,067,624 15,898 5,107 15 1,088,644 66,122 NA
    1990 1,106,965 5,021 5,532 15 1,117,533 113,107 NA
    1991 1,435,717 6,691 464 0 1,442,872 173,552 24,389,179
    1992 1,456,803 19,172 798 0 1,476,773 229,557 28,198,226
    1993 1,413,868 17,117 356 0 1,431,341 157,051 25,667,368
    1994 2,849,960 17,129 0 0 2,867,089 186,843 16,586,162
    1995 3,195,604 22,822 0 0 3,218,426 203,712 16,489,688
    1996 2,909,195 38,034 0 0 2,947,229 236,118 16,786,920
    1997 2,927,857 32,461 0 0 2,960,318 1,054,188 18,726,681
    1998 2,412,020 36,326 68 0 2,448,414 2,088,870 14,519,119
    1999 2,844,056 48,206 2 0 2,892,264 952,085 13,937,972
    2000 3,156,976 27,474 899 0 3,185,348 1,027,933 15,106,450
    2001 2,224,746 85,260 189 0 2,310,195 541,952 11,750,094
    2002 2,088,116 92,721 123,277 0 2,304,114 492,915 11,683,547
    "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 .698 1.82 0 0 2.52 1,668 1,653
    2001 .591 2.22 0 0 2.81 500 463
    2002 2.59 1.55 0 0 4.14 325 311
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