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Environmental Release Report: CLARK County, WA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLARK 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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    *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 CLARK County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    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 44,899 58
    Suspected Carcinogens 110,360 47
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 143,481 14,654
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,447 48
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 790,815 11,017
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 115,148 43
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 164,077 65
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 791,164 11,116
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 859,280 36,054
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 19,563
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 905,595 55,052
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 348 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 212,521 55,023
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 924,849 55,148
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 927,828 36,110

    *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 2,696,874 83,296 1,255,335 0 4,035,505 1,250,943 NA
    1989 1,745,892 124,063 121,215 0 1,991,170 501,608 NA
    1990 2,098,129 431,759 151,655 0 2,681,543 559,522 NA
    1991 1,575,812 292,356 3,565 0 1,871,733 663,671 52,888,301
    1992 1,391,025 310,662 7,455 0 1,709,142 621,133 54,345,564
    1993 988,136 314,012 9,305 0 1,311,453 507,613 47,398,717
    1994 1,928,427 70,151 4,470 0 2,003,048 502,547 46,234,595
    1995 2,098,024 124,980 5,465 0 2,228,469 2,607,863 16,363,577
    1996 2,354,935 244,128 9,339 0 2,608,402 1,972,400 26,569,603
    1997 1,866,678 222,842 7,827 0 2,097,347 2,351,237 15,457,558
    1998 1,919,265 436,175 1,625 0 2,357,065 1,433,384 24,097,899
    1999 1,845,230 531,177 17,410 0 2,393,817 1,782,209 23,446,520
    2000 1,541,084 408,624 1,317 0 1,951,025 2,575,982 16,584,633
    2001 1,176,435 88,927 44,557 6 1,309,926 1,417,502 16,768,842
    2002 931,954 58,793 27,670 0 1,018,417 1,282,212 15,274,496
    "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 .8599 7.24 .0081 0 8.11 .0384 8.57
    2001 .8967 4.99 .7864 0 6.67 0 6.67
    2002 .7275 3.58 3.18 0 7.49 0 7.54
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