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Environmental Release Report: CLARKE County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLARKE 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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    *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 CLARKE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 500 250
    Suspected Carcinogens 500 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,500 750
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,000 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,000 500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,500 750
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,500 750
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,500 750
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,500 1,250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,500 1,250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,000 500

    *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 750 0 0 0 750 500 NA
    1989 8,388 0 0 0 8,388 750 NA
    1990 1,270 0 20 10 1,300 1,790 NA
    1991 11,550 0 0 0 11,550 2,250 13,176
    1992 1,250 1,250 0 0 2,500 1,755 2,919
    1993 1,250 1,250 0 0 2,500 2,255 3,427
    1994 1,750 1,250 0 0 3,000 2,010 3,953
    1995 1,750 1,250 0 0 3,000 3,242 4,216
    1996 2,050 1,250 0 0 3,300 2,787 4,652
    1997 2,750 1,250 0 0 4,000 3,346 4,076
    1998 15,250 1,250 0 0 16,500 2,726 16,477
    1999 1,250 1,250 0 0 2,500 2,227 1,994
    2000 1,250 1,250 0 0 2,500 418,681 418,457
    2001 1,250 1,250 0 0 2,500 246,628 246,128
    2002 2,500 1,250 0 0 3,750 785 258
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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