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Environmental Release Report: BUENA VISTA County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BUENA VISTA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 BUENA VISTA 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:AMMONIA
    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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,950
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,950
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,950
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,950
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41,950
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 41,950
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 41,950
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 41,950
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,950

    *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 14,099 0 0 0 14,099 250 NA
    1989 30,353 0 0 0 30,353 2,596 NA
    1990 24,758 0 0 0 24,758 335,264 NA
    1991 46,621 0 0 0 46,621 404,520 468,383
    1992 53,020 0 0 0 53,020 361,500 428,348
    1993 26,030 0 5 0 26,035 281,000 322,380
    1994 27,030 0 5 0 27,035 291,250 333,375
    1995 23,005 0 0 0 23,005 29,500 63,028
    1996 62,248 0 5 0 62,253 28,750 99,846
    1997 39,904 0 0 0 39,904 82,100 74,036
    1998 50,163 0 0 0 50,163 61,055 112,870
    1999 66,757 0 0 0 66,757 45,850 86,810
    2000 77,110 2,600,250 0 0 2,677,360 83,250 3,482,475
    2001 36,800 0 0 0 36,800 41,250 82,600
    2002 41,950 0 0 0 41,950 43,250 89,950
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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