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

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    Rank counties in IOWA or facilities in MARION County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 MARION County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 30,651
    Suspected Carcinogens 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 351,076
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 155,382
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 201,844
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 29,685
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 241,540
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 328,429
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 328,520
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 382,007
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 732
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 354,885
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 428,131
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 320,387

    *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 4,511,407 0 0 0 4,511,407 307,250 NA
    1989 5,266,410 0 0 0 5,266,410 237,244 NA
    1990 4,833,027 0 0 0 4,833,027 381,855 NA
    1991 2,524,443 0 0 0 2,524,443 867,626 5,546,362
    1992 1,245,463 0 0 0 1,245,463 533,515 5,442,650
    1993 902,801 0 13,850 0 916,651 661,655 6,241,573
    1994 955,863 0 1,100 0 956,963 346,667 6,567,520
    1995 1,204,431 0 1,400 0 1,205,831 458,527 8,367,863
    1996 966,577 0 0 0 966,577 569,929 6,787,493
    1997 790,833 0 0 0 790,833 7,253,102 9,217,771
    1998 735,934 500 0 0 736,434 3,779,254 8,763,802
    1999 785,164 0 12,122 0 797,286 3,534,202 9,190,367
    2000 490,712 35 67,685 0 558,432 3,764,482 6,136,902
    2001 398,196 1 413 0 398,610 2,599,690 4,373,631
    2002 428,855 0 828 0 429,683 2,439,698 4,058,432
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2001 .7 0 0 0 .7 0 .7
    2002 .783 0 0 0 .783 0 .783
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