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Environmental Release Report: CEDAR County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CEDAR 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 CEDAR 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
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 118,444
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 118,444
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 118,444
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 118,444
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 118,444
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 118,444
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 133,399
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 133,399
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 133,399
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 133,399
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 133,399

    *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 138,225 0 0 0 138,225 0 NA
    1989 205,169 0 0 0 205,169 750 NA
    1990 231,441 0 0 0 231,441 250 NA
    1991 240,617 0 0 0 240,617 385,222 626,559
    1992 217,219 0 0 0 217,219 462,591 677,127
    1993 335,745 0 255 0 336,000 803,315 1,139,765
    1994 406,505 0 255 0 406,760 1,111,670 1,517,691
    1995 468,699 0 255 0 468,954 644,710 1,120,255
    1996 345,120 0 100 0 345,220 400,482 745,817
    1997 283,459 0 0 0 283,459 831,142 699,235
    1998 311,598 0 0 0 311,598 283,775 595,573
    1999 317,508 0 0 0 317,508 333,708 651,216
    2000 330,323 0 0 0 330,323 350,680 681,003
    2001 140,966 0 0 0 140,966 0 140,966
    2002 133,399 0 0 0 133,399 0 133,249
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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