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Environmental Release Report: HARDIN County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARDIN 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 HARDIN 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:N-HEXANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 Developmental Toxicants 870
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 870
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 870
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 870

    *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 51,500 88,000 0 0 139,500 0 NA
    1989 47,500 0 0 0 47,500 0 NA
    1990 65,020 0 0 0 65,020 10 NA
    1991 60,275 0 0 0 60,275 500 60,094
    1992 20 0 0 0 20 250 49
    1993 10 0 0 0 10 0 21
    1994 10 0 0 0 10 0 15
    1995 462,000 0 0 0 462,000 0 800,460,000
    1996 580,740 0 0 0 580,740 5 580,741
    1997 493,210 0 0 0 493,210 0 493,210
    1998 345,471 0 0 0 345,471 0 345,471
    1999 257,717 0 0 0 257,717 0 257,717
    2000 36,809 0 0 0 36,809 0 36,809
    2001 6,540 0 0 0 6,540 0 6,528
    2002 870 0 0 0 870 0 868
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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