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Environmental Release Report: CALHOUN County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CALHOUN 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 CALHOUN 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:STYRENE
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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 Carcinogens 37,748
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 37,748
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 37,748
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 37,748
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37,748
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,748
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 37,748
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 37,748
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 37,748
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 37,748
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 37,748

    *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 86,662 1,500 0 0 88,162 5,955 NA
    1989 138,519 0 0 0 138,519 22,000 NA
    1990 54,714 10 0 0 54,724 2,750 NA
    1991 67,609 75 25 0 67,709 24,453 119,169
    1992 55,950 0 20 0 55,970 2,700 92,051
    1993 92,195 0 0 0 92,195 4,764 127,755
    1994 22,075 0 0 0 22,075 3,657 25,665
    1995 55,809 0 0 0 55,809 3,550 56,198
    1996 22,047 0 0 0 22,047 2,293 21,916
    1997 38,871 0 0 0 38,871 21,408 38,921
    1998 47,202 0 0 0 47,202 10,306 46,952
    1999 51,058 0 0 0 51,058 7,964 50,808
    2000 64,923 0 0 0 64,923 6,259 64,681
    2001 9,250 0 0 0 9,250 0 8,871
    2002 37,748 0 0 0 37,748 3,628 41,004
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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