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Environmental Release Report: WESTON County, WY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WESTON 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 WESTON 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:MERCURY
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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 2,017 16
    Suspected Carcinogens 30 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,618 17
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,754 16
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,498
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,524
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,826 16
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,338 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,118 17
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 750
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 16,519 16
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,017 16
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,765 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 16,375 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,866 163

    *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 151,760 7,300 0 0 159,060 1,500 NA
    1989 16,420 14,000 0 0 30,420 0 NA
    1990 11,453 7,560 0 0 19,013 0 NA
    1991 71,440 7,350 25 0 78,815 45 137,883
    1992 61,710 30 275 0 62,015 290 123,986
    1993 66,610 30 280 0 66,920 165 141,230
    1994 64,680 30 2,290 0 67,000 45 176,208
    1995 84,190 280 2,765 0 87,235 40 131,046
    1996 92,850 70 1,540 0 94,460 40 168,484
    1997 92,923 70 1,540 0 94,533 80 158,030
    1998 119,647 468 163,040 0 283,155 40 396,061
    1999 42,781 446 100,786 0 144,013 12,003 396,143
    2000 27,601 262 82,515 0 110,378 1,319 265,209
    2001 19,334 233 84,990 0 104,558 10 583,957
    2002 19,157 179 80,980 0 100,316 35 297,323
    "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 .3874 0 0 0 .3874 0 .3874
    2001 .4 0 0 0 .4 0 .398
    2002 .38 0 0 0 .38 0 .38
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