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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 215
    Suspected Carcinogens 137
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 44,352
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 352
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 44,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 61,215
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 600
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 112,995
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 105,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 52,387
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 215
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 52,035
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 113,035
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 116,785

    *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 14,000 0 0 0 14,000 0 NA
    1990 9,720 0 0 0 9,720 98,500 NA
    1991 5,000 0 0 0 5,000 190,942 195,942
    1992 15,000 0 0 0 15,000 189,786 204,786
    1993 5,400 0 0 0 5,400 179,928 185,328
    1994 8,520 0 0 0 8,520 359,352 367,872
    1995 5,980 0 0 0 5,980 265,223 32,502
    1996 5,000 0 0 0 5,000 25,691 30,691
    1997 8,260 0 0 0 8,260 29,438 92,885
    1998 132,585 0 620,005 0 752,590 29,728 831,429
    1999 173,935 0 582,005 0 755,940 32,712 826,372
    2000 122,677 0 167,221 0 289,898 29,323 316,551
    2001 172,698 0 516,878 0 689,576 25,801 724,352
    2002 117,777 0 307,490 0 425,267 24,616 449,869
    "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 3.24 0 0 0 3.24 0 3.24
    2001 3.85 0 0 0 3.85 0 3.85
    2002 3.19 0 0 0 3.19 0 3.19
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