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Environmental Release Report: OKLAHOMA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in OKLAHOMA*
    Cleanest/Best States Percentile Dirtiest/Worst States
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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 OKLAHOMA

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk: ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 833,194 9,397
    Suspected Carcinogens 401,380 2,600
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,150,191 2,986,395
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,097,936 904
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,441,375 34,091
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 806,155 361
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,921,068 18,053
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,124,803 41,238
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,453,152 92,817
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,068,072 303
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,742,282 137,003
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 187,036 594
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,629,787 105,427
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 16,962,662 152,613
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,674,306 103,582

    *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 39,737,958 381,055 47,567,711 6,542,242 94,228,966 16,040,109 NA
    1989 33,388,181 388,336 995,808 6,140,760 40,913,085 12,092,638 NA
    1990 31,296,470 542,921 1,255,456 4,171,692 37,266,539 14,767,982 NA
    1991 26,729,054 508,705 1,449,554 2,597,370 31,284,683 33,458,978 193,714,409
    1992 24,776,438 1,075,541 863,849 2,029,508 28,745,336 24,102,554 162,647,158
    1993 18,107,373 456,643 3,186,214 1,228,210 22,978,440 36,998,987 225,974,294
    1994 18,371,896 280,617 487,234 1,135,650 20,275,397 31,430,619 283,550,607
    1995 23,563,664 718,224 661,337 10,238 24,953,463 27,929,888 210,775,560
    1996 21,279,853 567,182 126,486 1,009,656 22,983,177 25,077,434 170,432,632
    1997 17,942,895 716,067 689,567 1,724,679 21,073,208 86,163,525 837,459,104
    1998 23,104,245 813,386 9,209,937 4,428,020 37,555,588 31,871,670 129,976,666
    1999 18,326,503 3,063,211 8,899,444 2,566,726 32,855,884 33,026,749 145,053,442
    2000 18,725,373 2,518,989 5,340,409 2,460,937 29,045,708 28,919,576 145,674,972
    2001 17,310,112 2,391,127 5,625,872 4,828 25,331,939 27,786,580 213,698,475
    2002 17,136,479 3,138,602 5,353,433 13,192 25,641,705 30,506,066 148,280,459
    "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 67.90 .1809 391 0 459 78.46 551
    2001 82.19 .4445 13.64 0 96.27 48.21 145
    2002 15.54 .4445 7.05 0 23.04 50.92 73.97
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