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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 25,431 47,616
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,144
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,287
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,431
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,431
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 25,431
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 25,431
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,430
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 25,431
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 25,431

    *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 74,089 0 0 0 74,089 244,695 NA
    1989 62,509 0 0 0 62,509 92,107 NA
    1990 53,230 0 0 0 53,230 13,340 NA
    1991 47,409 0 0 0 47,409 14,991 60,591
    1992 52,527 0 0 0 52,527 28,004 64,004
    1993 23,461 0 0 0 23,461 8,222 49,174
    1994 63,650 0 0 0 63,650 4,149 139,320
    1995 75,648 0 0 0 75,648 25,796 216,788
    1996 65,709 0 0 0 65,709 30,731 123,831
    1997 67,526 0 0 0 67,526 45,158 123,262
    1998 59,961 0 0 0 59,961 29,432 303,750
    1999 38,168 39,295 0 0 77,463 39,600 170,875
    2000 10,000 48,008 0 0 58,008 32,531 144,717
    2001 1 50,542 0 0 50,543 31,626 146,098
    2002 25,431 47,616 0 0 73,047 25,488 183,815
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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