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Environmental Release Report: FRANKLIN County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FRANKLIN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    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 FRANKLIN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRIALLATE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 45
    Suspected Carcinogens 74,855 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 118,396 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 118,294 3
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 74,760 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 117,897
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 74,487
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 124,550 3
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 124,704 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 124,499 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 124,561 3
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 124,519 3

    *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 44,073 0 16,224 0 60,297 60,520 NA
    1989 193,720 0 12,883 250 206,853 39,132 NA
    1990 124,174 0 1,000 0 125,174 73,320 NA
    1991 92,521 0 0 0 92,521 2,455 102,275
    1992 78,455 0 0 0 78,455 28,196 124,973
    1993 142,480 0 250 0 142,730 250 161,459
    1994 77,074 0 250 0 77,324 500 358,369
    1995 92,093 0 500 0 92,593 1,850 153,558
    1996 80,785 5 104 0 80,894 9,136 144,626
    1997 78,332 0 0 0 78,332 16,000 83,326
    1998 65,710 6 82 0 65,798 6,518 90,134
    1999 132,601 7 80,900 0 213,508 93,807 225,618
    2000 103,402 1 0 0 103,403 20,225 122,914
    2001 105,306 3 17,600 0 122,909 29,409 135,163
    2002 124,736 3 0 0 124,739 23,576 148,401
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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