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Environmental Release Report: NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS*
    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):
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    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 NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

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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 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 818
    Suspected Carcinogens 257
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,737
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,405
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,836
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 817
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,423
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,344
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,921
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,569
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 577
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,665
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,569
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,920

    *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
    1998 3,066 20 0 0 3,086 0 3,091
    1999 3,387 25 0 0 3,412 0 3,387
    2000 7,990 0 0 0 7,990 0 7,990
    2001 7,953 0 2 0 7,955 0 7,953
    2002 5,570 0 2 0 5,573 0 5,572
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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