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Environmental Release Report: HOWARD County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HOWARD 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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    Rank counties in IOWA or facilities in HOWARD County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 HOWARD County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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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:MANGANESE
    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 Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 82
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 531
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 82
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 82
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 613
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 531

    *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 79,572 0 0 0 79,572 87,895 NA
    1989 69,394 0 0 0 69,394 45,741 NA
    1990 36,644 0 0 0 36,644 31,995 NA
    1991 49,070 0 0 0 49,070 10,417 10,417
    1992 30,041 0 0 0 30,041 7,822 7,822
    1993 14,440 0 0 0 14,440 0 14,440
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1995 26,091 0 0 0 26,091 0 26,091
    1996 27,734 0 0 0 27,734 0 27,734
    1997 70,748 0 0 0 70,748 14,142 84,890
    1998 41,923 0 0 0 41,923 144,707 183,729
    1999 58,376 0 0 0 58,376 22,810 60,050
    2000 29,901 0 0 0 29,901 44,640 68,674
    2001 696 0 0 0 696 36,860 37,381
    2002 613 0 0 0 613 58,031 58,644
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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