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Environmental Release Report: THURSTON County, WA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in THURSTON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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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 THURSTON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:N-BUTYL ALCOHOL
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 404,915
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 684,915
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 551,915
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 404,915
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 404,915
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 551,915
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 684,915
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 684,915
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 551,915
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 684,915
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 537,915

    *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 698,907 0 245 0 699,152 787,460 NA
    1989 839,608 0 844 0 840,452 8,629 NA
    1990 706,720 0 392 0 707,112 4,665 NA
    1991 867,571 0 1,250 0 868,821 14,379 1,158,343
    1992 930,392 0 250 0 930,642 8,343 1,186,874
    1993 1,046,827 0 250 0 1,047,077 3,115 1,253,177
    1994 779,694 0 0 0 779,694 510 858,727
    1995 785,148 0 0 0 785,148 3,468 825,458
    1996 559,327 0 0 0 559,327 3,669 612,669
    1997 942,718 0 0 0 942,718 17,597 1,012,365
    1998 949,095 0 1,500 0 950,595 505 1,123,146
    1999 886,504 0 700 0 887,204 1,255 1,009,134
    2000 922,870 0 0 0 922,870 47,014 878,394
    2001 804,959 0 0 0 804,959 255 834,359
    2002 684,915 0 0 0 684,915 1,623 715,838
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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