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Environmental Release Report: WALLA WALLA County, WA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WALLA WALLA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer 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 WALLA WALLA 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 71,678 1,724
    Suspected Carcinogens 80 12
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,079 29,041
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 41 297
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 62,922 13,453
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 41 297
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 657,679 1,724
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 59,927 16,083
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 792,783 32,526
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 723,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 242,175 74,308
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 40 297
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 194,225 58,438
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 968,635 74,262
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 968,197 33,320

    *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 1,168,753 16,900 3,426 0 1,189,079 90,576 NA
    1989 1,384,474 18,550 750 0 1,403,774 41,109 NA
    1990 1,409,879 18,230 5,378 0 1,433,487 143,328 NA
    1991 1,383,559 17,480 2,074 0 1,403,113 530,888 7,609,591
    1992 1,122,660 16,880 214 0 1,139,754 835,390 8,684,105
    1993 1,473,344 9,798 725 0 1,483,867 481,320 7,576,754
    1994 1,676,038 80,184 738 0 1,756,960 603,605 9,917,678
    1995 1,571,952 102,811 3,945 0 1,678,708 430,633 9,374,299
    1996 1,439,716 109,707 2,839 0 1,552,262 435,525 8,661,238
    1997 1,281,185 93,766 46,048 0 1,420,999 803,002 11,479,552
    1998 1,270,882 89,344 48,118 0 1,408,344 433,532 12,052,565
    1999 1,502,718 130,907 23,622 0 1,657,247 371,116 11,048,695
    2000 1,395,587 140,886 23,059 0 1,559,532 455,037 33,119,958
    2001 953,446 101,965 20,024 0 1,075,436 282,148 11,126,441
    2002 968,635 100,320 63,830 0 1,132,785 382,615 11,326,947
    "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 .594 .255 .2338 0 1.08 0 .913
    2001 .374 .131 .0217 0 .5267 0 .526
    2002 .34 .131 .0455 0 .5165 0 .516
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