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Environmental Release Report: DALLAS County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DALLAS 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 DALLAS 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:MANGANESE
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,910 390,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,900
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,722 250
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 12,900
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,722 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,717 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,722 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 13,660 250

    *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 15,800 7,200 10,900 0 33,900 4,800 NA
    1989 49,482 500 11,700 0 61,682 3,700 NA
    1990 35,102 2,239 12,120 5 49,466 11,825 NA
    1991 18,015 2,600 20,370 0 40,985 12,000 259,130
    1992 15,260 3,000 19,260 0 37,520 14,200 192,160
    1993 28,265 3,900 8,125 0 40,290 17,850 235,140
    1994 22,270 1,900 9,200 0 33,370 33,300 259,730
    1995 48,890 421,800 8,970 0 479,660 24,205 685,080
    1996 55,815 320,750 5,250 0 381,815 11,950 522,574
    1997 76,850 380,250 8,500 0 465,600 15,200 519,460
    1998 150,954 490,250 1,680 0 642,884 44,900 708,619
    1999 95,330 430,260 1,980 0 527,570 26,423 585,654
    2000 48,180 350,260 1,635 0 400,075 41,611 475,353
    2001 59,370 480,250 0 0 539,620 22,255 598,301
    2002 13,727 390,250 3,833 0 407,810 25,750 472,757
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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