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Environmental Release Report: KITSAP County, WA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KITSAP 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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    *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 KITSAP 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:COPPER 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 125 1,276
    Suspected Carcinogens 119 69
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 30,889 1,805
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2 594
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,167 1,211
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2 594
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,496 3,689
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,164 2,402
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,027 1,250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 30,752 1,335
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2 594
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,428 1,338
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 34,630 4,803
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 30,729 1,346

    *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 1,623 2,171 6 0 3,800 2,028 NA
    1989 0 1,887 6 0 1,893 4,555 NA
    1992 1,400 0 0 0 1,400 10,500 0
    1994 52,199 2,460 0 0 54,659 55,716 137,926
    1995 19,864 1,300 0 0 21,164 65,908 118,870
    1996 45,946 2,250 0 0 48,196 294,509 355,812
    1998 83,437 6,580 0 0 90,017 109,563 199,373
    1999 48,375 5,324 0 0 53,699 135,689 189,148
    2000 113,553 4,805 51,008 0 169,366 261,571 379,930
    2001 43,280 4,656 53,403 0 101,339 436,464 426,370
    2002 34,630 4,803 0 0 39,433 76,367 153,852
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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