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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 255 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 93,865 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 47,689 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 46,176
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 75,858 12
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 94,115 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 94,185 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 93,935 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 94,435
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 94,435 11
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 75,863

    *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 193,726 0 0 0 193,726 4,000 NA
    1989 179,003 0 500 0 179,503 6,333 NA
    1990 160,283 0 0 0 160,283 5,947 NA
    1991 113,461 0 0 0 113,461 22,112 65,914
    1992 88,529 0 0 0 88,529 19,805 47,785
    1993 59,913 0 0 0 59,913 15,145 27,730
    1994 86,943 0 0 0 86,943 28,945 29,855
    1995 134,895 0 9,435 0 144,330 41,129 101,888
    1996 131,114 0 0 0 131,114 31,707 108,214
    1997 109,088 0 0 0 109,088 113,105 79,541
    1998 167,403 0 0 0 167,403 33,803 138,083
    1999 201,517 5 0 0 201,522 34,939 166,138
    2000 163,903 7 0 0 163,910 43,468 149,795
    2001 125,775 7 0 0 125,782 54,097 133,676
    2002 94,435 12 0 0 94,447 17,677 123,586
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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