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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ALUMINUM
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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 .050 129
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 96,177 341
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,440
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,551 341
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,440 464
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,991 341
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,374 277
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 96,560 406
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 24,250 194
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 24,257 741
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,731 129

    *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 339,317 3,000 0 0 342,317 50,800 NA
    1989 387,864 750 0 0 388,614 21,901 NA
    1990 297,187 1,565 0 0 298,752 16,003 NA
    1991 297,504 260 0 0 297,764 526,328 953,933
    1992 258,383 1,250 0 0 259,633 432,885 801,988
    1993 275,706 1,005 0 0 276,711 585,392 1,026,488
    1994 322,136 1,260 0 0 323,396 790,979 1,258,905
    1995 344,195 2,020 0 0 346,215 801,890 1,195,900
    1996 292,846 1,695 0 0 294,541 594,389 1,031,010
    1997 511,225 2,015 0 0 513,240 2,273,510 1,732,727
    1998 439,489 1,765 0 0 441,254 6,267,648 7,098,528
    1999 424,899 1,765 0 0 426,664 3,672,499 4,481,483
    2000 428,108 1,765 0 0 429,873 368,737 1,492,530
    2001 286,198 1,279 0 0 287,477 779,773 1,212,660
    2002 96,567 741 0 0 97,308 427,266 588,830
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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