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Environmental Release Report: NATRONA County, WY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NATRONA 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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    Rank counties in WYOMING or facilities in NATRONA County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 NATRONA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    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 4,165
    Suspected Carcinogens 13,950
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 26,835
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,368
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 31,818
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18,003
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,259
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 30,385
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 35,018
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,141
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,586
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 29,872
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 58,332
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 34,766

    *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 1,279,114 50 1,579 0 1,280,743 1,681,387 NA
    1989 604,827 0 2,166 0 606,993 12,691 NA
    1990 507,089 0 3,774 0 510,863 23,345 NA
    1991 436,368 0 7,975 0 444,343 129,599 1,285,721
    1992 138,194 0 320 0 138,514 5,683 1,549,957
    1993 141,549 0 26,086 0 167,635 39,373 1,782,045
    1994 163,657 1,000 28,390 524 193,571 6,688 2,074,553
    1995 285,193 702 5,998 366 292,259 9,980 907,717
    1996 289,573 1,000 4,702 755 296,030 13,317 944,410
    1997 193,183 0 1 0 193,184 17,834 3,138,635
    1998 217,943 1,000 2,500 505 221,948 32,866 1,461,938
    1999 234,002 1,000 3,075 505 238,582 10,595 1,628,494
    2000 108,691 1,000 2,523 505 112,719 24,163 1,240,509
    2001 58,049 0 19 0 58,068 21,005 1,112,945
    2002 61,179 0 19 0 61,198 21,976 1,656,907
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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