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Environmental Release Report: MULTNOMAH County, OR
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MULTNOMAH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 MULTNOMAH 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 MULTNOMAH County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 62,160 550
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,049 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 209,549 1,075,867
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49,146 550
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 382,431 963
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 30,260 278
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 140,148 1,847
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 392,316 1,248
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 520,026 1,211
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,688
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 550,578 1,970
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 23,330 294
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 260,744 1,474
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 564,856 2,806
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 517,459 1,694

    *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 6,686,322 8,582 3,498,865 1 10,193,770 1,839,905 NA
    1989 4,770,099 5,552 313,100 0 5,088,751 1,376,744 NA
    1990 4,574,128 7,778 13,724 20 4,595,650 986,262 NA
    1991 3,352,273 3,703 21,064 0 3,377,040 7,207,098 32,093,977
    1992 3,319,289 10,125 253,561 0 3,582,975 9,264,958 30,389,933
    1993 4,231,725 19,080 263,224 0 4,514,029 10,964,974 33,163,209
    1994 2,847,799 18,510 280,657 0 3,146,966 8,870,332 34,598,885
    1995 2,338,588 20,697 326,734 0 2,686,019 13,580,777 36,794,097
    1996 2,000,176 882,782 297,934 0 3,180,892 12,026,254 34,042,263
    1997 1,692,382 1,317,063 278,807 0 3,288,252 23,665,142 35,985,966
    1998 1,700,366 1,049,550 467,255 0 3,217,171 12,331,697 37,249,808
    1999 1,868,585 1,042,771 258,525 0 3,169,881 14,212,052 33,504,607
    2000 1,357,113 1,343,172 263,802 0 2,964,087 7,339,869 27,310,141
    2001 875,779 924,685 2,089,730 0 3,890,194 8,465,021 25,424,083
    2002 571,323 1,077,480 202,371 0 1,851,174 6,511,907 18,208,080
    "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 .078 0 0 0 .078 0 .078
    2001 .066 0 0 0 .066 0 .066
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