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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 54 454
    Suspected Carcinogens 1 20
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 55 89,196
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 54 454
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,073 427
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 54 454
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 54 454
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,127 881
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 16,378 3,043
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 16,377 3,023
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54 454
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 251 2,162
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 16,378 3,043
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 16,378 3,043

    *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 234,271 4,813,420 0 0 5,047,691 23,000 NA
    1989 188,044 5,521,831 0 0 5,709,875 37,000 NA
    1990 244,260 1,899,065 0 0 2,143,325 1,300 NA
    1991 1,316,615 1,190,620 0 0 2,507,235 0 45,870,700
    1992 1,883,120 2,059,490 0 0 3,942,610 2,382 7,798,710
    1993 1,532,931 2,206,800 0 0 3,739,731 0 4,366,331
    1994 1,347,844 543,254 0 0 1,891,098 0 4,774,808
    1995 1,070,056 610,723 0 0 1,680,779 0 4,826,010
    1996 789,477 560,979 0 0 1,350,456 0 4,325,186
    1997 159,370 139,500 0 0 298,870 9,192 988,026
    1998 35,713 28,000 0 0 63,713 0 70,170
    1999 33,718 111,136 0 0 144,854 0 144,604
    2000 42,200 96,505 0 0 138,705 59 138,515
    2001 45,184 22,466 0 0 67,649 317 105,649
    2002 16,378 91,765 0 0 108,142 0 193,377
    "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 .35 .68 0 0 1.03 2.75 3.78
    2001 .35 1.74 0 0 2.09 3.85 5.95
    2002 .13 1.82 0 0 1.95 0 6.18
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