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Environmental Release Report: CARROLL County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CARROLL County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 CARROLL 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 CARROLL County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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:ACROLEIN
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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 9,200
    Suspected Carcinogens 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,615
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 69,777
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,527
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,924
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 34,027
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 25,050
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 72,891
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 43,474
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 70,777
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,750

    *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 61,394 6,750 0 0 68,144 31,650 NA
    1989 57,105 250 0 0 57,355 1,640 NA
    1990 54,006 1,800 0 0 55,806 0 NA
    1991 46,372 0 0 0 46,372 130,417 176,923
    1992 53,348 0 0 0 53,348 139,705 193,112
    1993 68,372 0 0 0 68,372 156,440 224,596
    1994 62,064 0 0 0 62,064 210,652 272,533
    1995 241,322 0 0 0 241,322 176,506 413,624
    1996 148,364 0 0 0 148,364 124,909 275,880
    1997 168,072 0 0 0 168,072 179,340 257,882
    1998 159,386 9 0 0 159,395 51,366 209,902
    1999 105,000 11 0 0 105,011 0 110,070
    2000 63,640 11 0 0 63,651 0 63,163
    2001 94,506 34 0 0 94,540 2,465 96,541
    2002 73,141 0 0 0 73,141 3,860 75,134
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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