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Environmental Release Report: LINN County, OR
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LINN 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 LINN 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 LINN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PHOSGENE
    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 284,272 5,207
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,207 .140
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 73,124 950,832
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 119 372
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,296,667 12,925
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 516,720 5,207
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,287,548 14,047
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,666,511 29,557
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 213,905
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,616,457 55,657
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 24 372
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 354,208 41,672
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,895,303 55,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,893,836 33,204

    *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 1,994,967 85,957 2,830 0 2,083,754 492,611 NA
    1989 1,985,017 96,132 2,028 0 2,083,177 166,380 NA
    1990 2,026,295 78,253 42,060 0 2,146,608 200,048 NA
    1991 2,544,920 78,156 27,734 0 2,650,810 210,881 46,582,477
    1992 2,614,317 83,256 20,886 0 2,718,459 147,026 42,600,479
    1993 2,982,705 142,558 32,977 0 3,158,240 182,999 43,022,162
    1994 2,631,459 155,258 49,987 0 2,836,704 231,352 47,761,830
    1995 2,640,926 130,206 4,902 0 2,776,034 230,921 35,974,993
    1996 2,481,353 1,230,992 4,198 0 3,716,543 334,157 34,424,709
    1997 2,693,554 2,485,768 22,089 41,110 5,242,521 590,885 42,138,125
    1998 2,278,072 1,030,748 11,277 0 3,320,097 1,447,474 114,206,414
    1999 3,506,561 1,724,945 5,786 0 5,237,292 1,889,006 114,005,134
    2000 3,398,358 1,893,512 12,896 0 5,304,766 976,687 36,772,812
    2001 1,944,886 1,227,272 1,894 0 3,174,051 1,272,566 29,097,391
    2002 1,895,828 1,004,975 475 0 2,901,278 1,192,406 35,222,952
    "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 .4753 3.18 0 0 3.65 .408 4.06
    2001 .4137 0 0 0 .4137 .1704 .7545
    2002 .4345 0 0 0 .4345 .2152 .6497
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