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Environmental Release Report: SNOHOMISH County, WA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SNOHOMISH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 SNOHOMISH County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:FREON 113
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    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 69,737 434
    Suspected Carcinogens 141,848 261
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 461,059 139,983
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 42,300 437
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 447,556 98,308
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 187,263
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 576,616 6,195
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 518,761 98,752
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 879,487 130,022
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 355,443
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 556,943 152,449
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 99 434
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 428,379 53,607
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 913,112 157,849
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 872,928 134,685

    *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 3,968,164 49,440 22,200 0 4,039,804 527,196 NA
    1989 4,036,461 32,415 10,450 0 4,079,326 478,753 NA
    1990 4,061,135 530,810 22,665 0 4,614,610 723,572 NA
    1991 3,705,264 466,530 9,460 0 4,181,254 742,467 20,140,992
    1992 2,605,707 424,065 1,000 0 3,030,772 691,831 22,217,128
    1993 1,736,932 415,530 0 0 2,152,462 578,927 18,464,506
    1994 1,474,398 65,490 170 0 1,540,058 582,129 14,687,397
    1995 1,254,216 389,810 0 0 1,644,026 461,591 7,003,919
    1996 1,342,632 415,110 0 0 1,757,742 623,468 7,147,554
    1997 1,383,351 515,323 0 0 1,898,674 1,165,129 7,544,792
    1998 1,229,786 567,662 0 0 1,797,448 917,346 6,854,296
    1999 996,348 553,871 0 0 1,550,219 965,646 6,417,065
    2000 1,283,289 534,594 84,534 0 1,902,417 940,338 6,987,127
    2001 1,079,818 510,494 32,186 0 1,622,498 649,679 8,470,082
    2002 913,852 302,669 200 0 1,216,721 641,525 8,028,093
    "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 .1064 23.60 20.54 0 44.25 794 841
    2001 .0853 17.03 14.92 0 32.04 389 423
    2002 .0889 8.19 0 0 8.28 56.36 108
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