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Environmental Release Report: MUSCATINE County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MUSCATINE 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):
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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 MUSCATINE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    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 18,877 4,869
    Suspected Carcinogens 18,567 66
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 540,684 18,890
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,964 147
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 567,911 187
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,629 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,058,147 7,842
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 275,036 1,884
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,568,186 9,386
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,292,987
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 890,945 10,485
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,486 144
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 440,507 8,784
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,742,760 13,486
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,612,043 9,926

    *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 3,129,184 279,375 266 0 3,408,825 2,865,758 NA
    1989 2,862,015 220,790 250 0 3,083,055 139,303 NA
    1990 2,619,261 106,400 0 0 2,725,661 103,195 NA
    1991 2,646,194 73,041 0 0 2,719,235 1,828,325 14,062,232
    1992 4,512,504 122,422 0 0 4,634,926 3,751,090 15,566,307
    1993 2,483,551 3,255 777,500 0 3,264,306 3,160,768 15,281,309
    1994 1,634,203 2,857 0 0 1,637,060 3,790,405 19,879,747
    1995 1,422,869 3,323 0 0 1,426,192 4,228,677 17,759,038
    1996 1,567,145 5,490 0 0 1,572,635 4,549,959 18,900,312
    1997 1,190,438 3,816 0 0 1,194,254 13,416,201 14,936,992
    1998 3,076,734 35,141 1,149,738 0 4,261,613 9,927,770 33,032,740
    1999 2,799,019 50,984 878,316 0 3,728,319 12,129,123 32,230,581
    2000 1,875,549 41,915 1,024,147 0 2,941,611 11,620,629 23,792,361
    2001 1,706,469 35,879 1,108,213 0 2,850,561 10,725,320 20,013,691
    2002 1,894,127 31,154 1,049,255 0 2,974,536 10,654,975 19,928,206
    "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
    2000 3.44 0 0 0 3.44 0 3.45
    2001 3.49 0 0 0 3.49 0 3.49
    2002 118 0 0 0 118 0 118
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