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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 28
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 28
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 28
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 28
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 28
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 28

    *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 14,761 0 0 0 14,761 6,113 NA
    1989 11,597 0 0 0 11,597 6,113 NA
    1990 0 0 0 0 0 6,531 NA
    1991 750 0 0 0 750 105,703 105,910
    1992 950 0 0 0 950 78,023 104,750
    1993 986 0 0 0 986 97,085 97,486
    1994 865 0 0 0 865 133,042 131,385
    1995 80 0 0 0 80 169,114 168,935
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 153,579 153,334
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 303,441 151,717
    1998 53,510 5 14,005 0 67,520 146,180 214,274
    1999 500 250 7,005 0 7,755 107,588 116,037
    2000 66,510 5 17,005 0 83,520 156,973 240,900
    2001 47 0 1,497 0 1,544 133,970 135,498
    2002 28 0 481 0 509 111,552 118,177
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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