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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,404
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,399
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 15
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 0
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,399
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,409
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 28,768
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 28,773
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 0
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,768
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 28,768
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 28,729

    *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 41,200 0 241,788 0 282,988 39,354 NA
    1989 43,000 0 294,232 0 337,232 0 NA
    1990 67,112 0 445,975 0 513,087 197,005 NA
    1991 28,010 0 432,142 0 460,152 122,005 611,958
    1992 47,496 0 257,483 0 304,979 170,015 516,783
    1993 51,775 0 447,035 0 498,810 226,930 781,767
    1994 42,655 6 58,100 0 100,761 263,028 467,937
    1995 77,035 21 111,250 0 188,306 26,190 518,038
    1996 60,369 0 105,258 0 165,627 22,339 192,831
    1997 45,775 0 96,445 0 142,220 65,720 179,558
    1998 35,158 0 89,049 0 124,207 33,055 171,633
    1999 47,120 0 59,902 0 107,022 23,281 134,898
    2000 32,082 0 82,718 0 114,800 19,768 141,350
    2001 25,825 0 88,246 0 114,071 5,962 146,461
    2002 28,773 0 48,813 0 77,586 2,678 442,844
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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