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Environmental Release Report: LOUISA County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LOUISA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 LOUISA 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:AMMONIA
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15 1,440,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 25,105 500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 25,105 500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,100 500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 25,105 500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 25,105 500

    *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 86,956 2,617 0 0 89,573 0 NA
    1989 96,144 5,014 0 0 101,158 0 NA
    1990 45,284 1,221,756 250 0 1,267,290 14,037 NA
    1991 76,020 930,000 250 0 1,006,270 10,155 1,813,030
    1992 46,020 414,000 20,000 0 480,020 16,250 1,445,030
    1993 23,020 1,900 11,500 0 36,420 10,000 1,178,430
    1994 16,260 2,156 3,600 0 22,016 3,350 1,287,020
    1995 59,015 2,900,500 250 0 2,959,765 0 5,020,020
    1996 30,840 1,871,500 250 0 1,902,590 0 2,421,020
    1997 23,930 1,710,500 250 0 1,734,680 0 2,080,020
    1998 1,020 1,900,500 250 0 1,901,770 33,800 2,257,030
    1999 30,210 1,902,050 250 0 1,932,510 2,650 2,052,180
    2000 16,425 1,410,500 250 0 1,427,175 1,750 1,526,920
    2001 18,115 1,370,500 220 0 1,388,835 9,399 1,514,010
    2002 25,115 1,440,500 18,000 0 1,483,615 250 1,578,010
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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