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Environmental Release Report: YAMHILL County, OR
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in YAMHILL 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 YAMHILL 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 YAMHILL 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
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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 2,581 542
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,132 31
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,698 140,573
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,585 542
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 44,451 360
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .467
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,450 18,564
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 47,070 1,772
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 48,142 933
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 47,656 47,902
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,580 542
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,734 47,031
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 56,078 66,283
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 46,328 1,091

    *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 148,855 28,300 4,700 0 181,855 2,370,493 NA
    1989 150,639 20,350 88,590 0 259,579 392,650 NA
    1990 136,725 94,025 86,950 0 317,700 3,355 NA
    1991 83,199 125,919 2,650 0 211,768 2,616,761 3,434,564
    1992 82,327 74,255 520 0 157,102 5,060,714 5,925,695
    1993 115,561 33,258 765 0 149,584 5,205,461 6,578,745
    1994 326,405 54,009 765 0 381,179 8,183,923 9,369,597
    1995 89,711 20,005 765 0 110,481 6,050,486 6,575,679
    1996 75,004 35,155 765 0 110,924 5,638,938 6,012,055
    1997 57,735 84,347 500 0 142,582 13,495,684 7,071,573
    1998 96,309 56,040 500 0 152,849 7,258,503 7,596,258
    1999 78,454 60,807 500 0 139,761 7,514,776 7,853,161
    2000 77,244 87,299 3,058 0 167,601 7,087,384 7,393,115
    2001 69,035 166,046 11 0 235,092 6,514,441 6,895,165
    2002 59,413 207,528 0 0 266,941 4,691,695 5,543,833
    "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 .4783 19.42 0 0 19.89 676 696
    2001 .7896 .0439 0 0 .8335 333 305
    2002 .7302 0 0 0 .7302 0 1.05
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