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Environmental Release Report: KOSSUTH County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KOSSUTH 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 KOSSUTH 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:COPPER COMPOUNDS
    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 Carcinogens 51
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,855
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,855
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 51
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 155
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 18,891
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,855
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,891
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,891
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 19,031
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 51

    *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 101,793 0 0 0 101,793 274,856 NA
    1989 110,800 0 0 0 110,800 221,350 NA
    1990 125,950 0 0 0 125,950 157,905 NA
    1991 83,814 0 0 0 83,814 58,025 220,682
    1992 31,042 0 0 0 31,042 38,422 182,651
    1993 56,273 0 0 0 56,273 104,765 306,797
    1994 60,339 0 0 0 60,339 120,388 194,047
    1995 57,876 0 0 0 57,876 119,871 166,434
    1996 70,598 0 0 0 70,598 118,230 181,744
    1997 64,137 0 0 0 64,137 143,374 186,793
    1998 81,448 0 0 0 81,448 183,602 249,428
    1999 103,954 0 0 0 103,954 191,334 283,290
    2000 321,544 0 0 0 321,544 178,016 487,802
    2001 90,791 0 0 0 90,791 129,227 217,567
    2002 19,031 0 0 0 19,031 174,951 189,894
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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