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Environmental Release Report: MADISON County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MADISON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    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 MADISON 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:TOLUENE
    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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 19,009
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,447
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,562
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 19,009
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,009
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 19,009
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 19,009
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,009
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 19,009
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 19,009

    *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 500 0 0 0 500 250 NA
    1991 10 0 0 0 10 0 2
    1992 8 0 0 0 8 1,120 15,078
    1993 23,327 0 0 0 23,327 250 39,685
    1994 51,743 0 0 0 51,743 250 61,285
    1995 48,544 0 0 0 48,544 250 41,121
    1996 144,606 0 0 0 144,606 0 43,106
    1997 144,606 0 0 0 144,606 0 30,188
    1998 27,996 0 0 0 27,996 0 26,496
    1999 28,966 0 0 0 28,966 0 27,474
    2000 29,381 0 0 0 29,381 0 27,881
    2001 21,723 0 0 0 21,723 0 20,223
    2002 19,009 0 0 0 19,009 0 19,454
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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