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Environmental Release Report: CLINTON County, IA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLINTON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    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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    *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 CLINTON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 300,239 11,972
    Suspected Carcinogens 324,995
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 143,490 4,390
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23,286 318
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 567,941 23,489
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,481 318
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 698,075 11,972
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 326,294 23,425
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 646,772 42,900
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 752,880
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,425,104 50,373
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 39,595 4,390
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 284,060 26,630
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,237,804 50,373
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,456,912 50,059

    *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 4,610,587 172,262 0 0 4,782,849 73,577 NA
    1989 5,022,748 104,066 41,500 0 5,168,314 240,989 NA
    1990 4,442,251 260,964 37,432 0 4,740,647 103,311 NA
    1991 5,146,280 304,068 2,282 0 5,452,630 1,431,786 8,391,852
    1992 4,501,041 155,133 5,752 0 4,661,926 1,457,624 7,828,610
    1993 3,825,563 419,126 98,990 0 4,343,679 1,506,204 10,201,984
    1994 5,927,882 380,456 14,040 0 6,322,378 1,643,563 11,097,675
    1995 3,804,294 182,376 0 0 3,986,670 1,183,536 8,153,847
    1996 3,644,624 145,183 4,108 0 3,793,915 906,205 7,166,885
    1997 3,376,739 168,720 12,824 0 3,558,283 2,054,481 9,469,835
    1998 4,957,279 199,222 0 0 5,156,501 1,585,366 13,712,501
    1999 3,063,411 320,729 10,834 0 3,394,974 1,688,000 11,435,941
    2000 3,209,473 223,841 250 0 3,433,564 1,502,426 13,278,849
    2001 3,294,817 49,319 400 0 3,344,536 1,460,996 12,300,209
    2002 3,242,314 50,373 379 0 3,293,066 2,792,342 13,458,608
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .6226 0 0 0 .6226 0 .6226
    2001 1.63 0 0 0 1.63 0 1.63
    2002 1.76 0 0 0 1.76 0 1.76
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