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Environmental Release Report: LINCOLN County, OR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LINCOLN 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 LINCOLN 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 LINCOLN 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
    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 126,230 3,875
    Suspected Carcinogens 190
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 38,170 5,125
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 130 1,900
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 804,550 9,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 127,430 3,875
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 804,680 11,650
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 793,270 18,025
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 905,640 35,975
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 130 1,900
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 139,000 27,500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 906,900 34,050
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 905,090 14,875

    *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 541,000 94,450 0 0 635,450 1,400 NA
    1989 517,080 97,850 0 0 614,930 0 NA
    1990 427,800 15,050 0 0 442,850 0 NA
    1991 1,071,100 5,255 0 0 1,076,355 250 6,611,175
    1992 1,123,600 51,500 0 0 1,175,100 500 4,930,696
    1993 488,100 40,965 0 0 529,065 250 3,714,002
    1994 765,700 42,225 0 0 807,925 0 807,903
    1995 1,195,100 31,220 0 0 1,226,320 0 2,629,900
    1996 1,175,300 30,820 0 0 1,206,120 0 2,522,400
    1997 1,115,923 53,198 18,400 0 1,187,521 0 2,299,200
    1998 905,807 44,718 24,600 0 975,125 0 1,985,200
    1999 873,551 41,444 24,300 0 939,295 0 2,054,300
    2000 893,680 25,855 18,000 0 937,535 0 2,190,095
    2001 723,039 27,916 112,068 0 863,023 0 2,199,071
    2002 907,030 35,975 63,212 0 1,006,217 0 5,953,017
    "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 .381 0 0 0 .382 0 .38
    2001 .385 0 .187 0 .572 0 .572
    2002 .394 0 .01 0 .404 0 .404
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