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Environmental Release Report: MONTGOMERY County, IA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONTGOMERY 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):

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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 MONTGOMERY 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:COPPER
    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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 30 .882
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 30 38
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2

    *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 178,332 29 0 0 178,361 66,520 NA
    1989 252,739 32 0 0 252,771 60,057 NA
    1990 219,997 22 0 0 220,019 52,428 NA
    1991 202,659 24 0 0 202,683 91,574 449,313
    1992 140,589 2 0 0 140,591 98,235 275,032
    1993 141,851 10 0 0 141,861 118,117 287,802
    1994 107,356 10 0 0 107,366 102,024 265,314
    1995 85,159 10 0 0 85,169 41,057 155,132
    1996 13,687 10 0 0 13,697 28,775 66,961
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 51,010 25,505
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 24,772 24,772
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 24,293 23,842
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 28,378 28,378
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 27,212 26,532
    2002 30 38 0 0 68 134,422 135,139
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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