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Environmental Release Report: ALLAMAKEE County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ALLAMAKEE 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 IOWA or facilities in ALLAMAKEE 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 ALLAMAKEE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 34 96
    Suspected Carcinogens 70 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 116,585 97
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 75,616 97
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 110,058
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 200,417 96
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 156,909 96
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 310,477 96
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 154,106
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 186,084 97
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 34 96
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 154,779
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 310,853
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 315,555

    *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 2,436,620 0 0 0 2,436,620 552,413 NA
    1989 2,181,729 0 0 0 2,181,729 148,472 NA
    1990 1,978,238 0 0 0 1,978,238 83,625 NA
    1991 1,711,443 0 0 0 1,711,443 219,259 2,365,209
    1992 1,573,279 33 0 0 1,573,312 128,711 2,236,248
    1993 870,636 250 0 0 870,886 87,253 1,456,711
    1994 247,688 0 0 0 247,688 132,048 491,736
    1995 352,503 0 0 0 352,503 87,225 600,699
    1996 174,262 0 0 0 174,262 107,945 331,569
    1997 225,738 0 0 0 225,738 45,220 459,219
    1998 933,181 1 0 0 933,182 62,117 994,445
    1999 1,402,423 47 64,600 0 1,467,070 38,962 1,637,288
    2000 953,215 0 0 0 953,215 8,539 1,078,489
    2001 740,930 0 653 0 741,583 4,642 826,362
    2002 316,607 97 0 0 316,704 9,707 381,887
    "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 1.67 0 0 0 1.67 0 1.67
    2001 1.48 0 0 0 1.48 0 1.48
    2002 1.44 0 0 0 1.44 0 1.38
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