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

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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 FLOYD County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 23,600 61
    Suspected Carcinogens 490 270
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 58,096 99,046
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,506
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 43,400 18,935
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,500 60
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 63,306
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 86,506 18,776
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 191,556 19,386
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 30,200
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 160,766 19,336
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 124,176 1,065
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 183,416 19,115
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 175,706 19,056

    *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 276,680 6,173 0 0 282,853 177,819 NA
    1989 345,450 4,353 0 0 349,803 272,815 NA
    1990 331,283 4,025 0 0 335,308 303,910 NA
    1991 242,921 6,766 0 0 249,687 933,790 5,986,368
    1992 209,613 6,691 0 0 216,304 847,673 6,559,652
    1993 374,504 3,553 0 0 378,057 980,167 7,243,766
    1994 490,360 23,514 0 0 513,874 1,081,371 8,395,292
    1995 386,630 131,637 0 0 518,267 907,002 5,275,092
    1996 585,720 223,028 0 0 808,748 1,185,605 3,317,565
    1997 466,960 136,742 0 0 603,702 1,579,016 2,500,447
    1998 531,670 283,432 0 0 815,102 1,403,144 5,718,085
    1999 322,840 202,482 0 0 525,322 1,001,060 4,380,751
    2000 277,223 41,141 0 0 318,364 977,995 10,875,196
    2001 303,709 66,771 0 0 370,480 633,127 11,699,975
    2002 191,556 117,386 0 0 308,942 467,859 9,816,513
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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