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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk: CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk: CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 224,077 45,115
    Suspected Carcinogens 179,594 872
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 770,117 4,788,156
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 163,039 853
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,485,503 159,643
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 192,233 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 709,886 47,976
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,436,699 186,272
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,736,871 177,216
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 405,161
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,969,534 574,375
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 14,339 853
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,974,560 390,634
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,231,501 576,616
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,156,334 217,439

    *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 5,371,472 296,220 12,180,874 0 17,848,566 1,314,203 NA
    1989 5,364,839 308,667 11,775,840 0 17,449,346 2,057,332 NA
    1990 5,724,695 474,398 5,434,670 0 11,633,763 3,040,300 NA
    1991 6,336,283 210,490 4,334,051 0 10,880,824 2,386,890 41,172,823
    1992 5,544,230 180,229 3,230,966 0 8,955,425 2,869,088 36,382,900
    1993 4,543,342 38,113 3,677,046 0 8,258,501 2,953,442 41,719,836
    1994 4,158,936 112,582 2,011,120 0 6,282,638 2,104,273 27,575,101
    1995 4,689,903 1,390,186 2,107,947 0 8,188,036 1,189,747 26,479,294
    1996 4,757,370 1,038,998 9,309,921 0 15,106,289 1,165,881 33,566,748
    1997 5,258,169 1,128,221 11,011,524 0 17,397,914 3,079,678 114,763,142
    1998 6,301,745 5,582,972 87,481,766 0 99,366,483 3,380,923 129,192,835
    1999 6,422,566 7,604,261 71,613,748 0 85,640,575 2,934,749 119,651,829
    2000 5,540,160 6,221,090 64,430,860 0 76,192,110 3,116,025 120,549,985
    2001 5,000,464 5,821,110 62,997,401 0 73,818,976 4,628,559 106,615,263
    2002 4,266,748 5,350,724 53,201,052 0 62,818,523 3,945,949 104,478,511
    "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 1.88 5.14 3.73 0 10.75 74.36 91.59
    2001 1.70 4.18 5.77 0 11.64 61.51 76.00
    2002 1.06 4.27 6.14 0 11.47 37.33 52.98
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