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Environmental Release Report: JASPER County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JASPER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    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 JASPER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL COMPOUNDS
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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 12,606 160
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 363,051 302,320
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 116,100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 212,696 26,160
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,505
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 209,791 260
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 328,746 26,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 341,445 26,160
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 362,756 26,410
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 328,796 410
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 363,331 26,670
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 235,286 320

    *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 827,355 755 0 0 828,110 186,167 NA
    1989 833,074 666 4,286 0 838,026 220,321 NA
    1990 704,304 635 0 0 704,939 146,217 NA
    1991 628,572 441 0 0 629,013 390,427 1,633,604
    1992 586,992 420 0 0 587,412 285,843 1,482,417
    1993 574,330 278 0 0 574,608 218,062 1,810,758
    1994 821,049 140 0 0 821,189 201,078 1,106,102
    1995 688,808 150 0 0 688,958 210,748 952,660
    1996 674,884 411 0 0 675,295 301,887 1,033,547
    1997 551,594 529 0 0 552,123 522,917 888,171
    1998 460,612 528 0 0 461,140 180,574 723,685
    1999 460,924 462,300 0 0 923,224 220,159 1,697,946
    2000 401,055 286,662 0 0 687,717 233,558 1,039,173
    2001 422,699 300,691 0 0 723,390 209,396 1,023,650
    2002 363,331 302,670 0 0 666,001 154,479 939,273
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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