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Environmental Release Report: EMMET County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in EMMET County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 EMMET 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:TOLUENE
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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 Carcinogens 41,650
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 119,804
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 66,600
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 53,204
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 41,650
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 119,804
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 119,804
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 119,804
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 119,804
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 119,804
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 119,804
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 119,804

    *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 132,500 0 0 0 132,500 0 NA
    1989 150,040 0 0 0 150,040 750 NA
    1990 146,646 0 0 0 146,646 500 NA
    1991 83,250 0 0 0 83,250 6 7,037
    1992 124,300 0 0 0 124,300 8 17,031
    1993 128,838 0 0 0 128,838 10 144,348
    1994 86,899 0 0 0 86,899 12 97,786
    1995 36,762 0 0 0 36,762 0 50,779
    1996 51,366 0 0 0 51,366 0 71,094
    1997 66,407 0 0 0 66,407 0 66,407
    1998 83,560 0 0 0 83,560 0 132,754
    1999 67,392 0 0 0 67,392 0 81,078
    2000 96,631 0 0 0 96,631 0 179,005
    2001 15,784 0 0 0 15,784 0 15,784
    2002 119,804 0 0 0 119,804 0 165,389
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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