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Environmental Release Report: CHELAN County, WA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHELAN 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 WASHINGTON or facilities in CHELAN 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 CHELAN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 127
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,165
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,292
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 127
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 127
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 127
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 127
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,292
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 127
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 127
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,165
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,292
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,292

    *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 2,132,612 2,500 3,002,200 0 5,137,312 62,490 NA
    1989 239,800 750 0 0 240,550 3,630 NA
    1990 225,095 15 0 0 225,110 7,455 NA
    1991 276,291 1,365 0 0 277,656 4,931 10,411,394
    1992 206,248 515 15 0 206,778 1,595 10,296,215
    1993 149,831 510 10 0 150,351 308 10,262,095
    1994 581,495 750 5 0 582,250 3,288 7,782,135
    1995 580,974 70 0 0 581,044 3,065 9,770,523
    1996 660,781 0 0 0 660,781 66,076 13,714,171
    1997 329,560 0 0 0 329,560 95,234 7,289,154
    1998 502,328 0 0 0 502,328 30,306 8,651,679
    1999 695,534 0 0 0 695,534 64,934 8,930,252
    2000 683,889 0 0 0 683,889 79,113 6,797,867
    2001 167,272 0 36 0 167,308 65,676 282,394
    2002 1,421 0 1 0 1,422 12,600 81,673
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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