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Environmental Release Report: BOONE County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BOONE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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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 BOONE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5

    *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 267,737 0 0 0 267,737 56,899 NA
    1989 59,000 0 0 0 59,000 47,595 NA
    1990 0 0 0 0 0 47,397 NA
    1991 1 3 0 0 4 39,884 39,905
    1992 3 5 0 0 8 9,726 49,374
    1993 3 5 0 0 8 10,024 48,581
    1994 4 5 0 0 9 12,424 11,678
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 13,816 33,985
    1996 0 250 0 0 250 13,526 13,526
    1997 0 5 0 0 5 13,821 12,556
    1998 0 250 0 0 250 1,013 1,013
    1999 0 250 0 0 250 961 961
    2000 0 5 0 0 5 1,085 1,085
    2001 0 5 0 0 5 1,000 1,000
    2002 0 5 0 0 5 1,011 1,021
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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