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Environmental Release Report: MAHASKA County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MAHASKA 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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 MAHASKA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 56
    Suspected Carcinogens 16 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,032 138
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 48
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 984 138
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 48
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 830 91
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 291 65
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 401 65
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 176
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 48
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,120 147
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,167 147
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 830 91

    *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 11,401 0 0 0 11,401 39,488 NA
    1989 40,787 500 3,501 0 44,788 4,251 NA
    1990 50,650 750 0 0 51,400 26,164 NA
    1991 11,009 51 0 0 11,060 7,892 25,452
    1992 25,589 0 0 0 25,589 10,026 35,632
    1993 14,042 15 0 0 14,057 4,558 18,372
    1994 11,505 6 0 0 11,511 3,892 15,406
    1995 13,273 35 0 0 13,308 6,782 20,090
    1996 10,092 35 0 0 10,127 10,418 20,545
    1997 9,923 5 0 0 9,928 19,940 19,898
    1998 23,382 9 0 0 23,391 20,262 43,653
    1999 23,820 9 0 0 23,829 25,179 49,009
    2000 21,380 9 0 0 21,389 5,397 26,786
    2001 3,458 9 0 0 3,467 49,780 53,247
    2002 1,167 147 0 0 1,314 1,633,291 1,655,103
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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