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Environmental Release Report: CHICKASAW County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHICKASAW 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 CHICKASAW County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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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 .218
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,096
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .218
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,096
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .218
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,550
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,069
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,096
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,509
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .218
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,509
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20,032
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,096

    *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 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 188,400 NA
    1989 750 0 0 0 750 72,000 NA
    1990 0 0 0 0 0 500 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 3,110 106,210
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 2,400 108,400
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 1,580 84,580
    1994 0 4 0 0 4 835 76,342
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 1,020 248,922
    1996 12,000 0 0 0 12,000 0 219,317
    1997 10,372 0 0 0 10,372 0 193,120
    1998 14,500 0 0 0 14,500 303,461 315,315
    1999 9,500 0 0 0 9,500 66,505 85,847
    2000 13,250 0 0 0 13,250 214,000 236,586
    2001 10,450 0 0 0 10,450 143,244 158,621
    2002 20,032 0 750 0 20,782 104,700 136,710
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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