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Environmental Release Report: TAMA County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TAMA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 TAMA County

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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:MANGANESE
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens .157
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants .157
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants .157

    *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 7,250 0 0 0 7,250 0 NA
    1989 6,500 0 0 0 6,500 0 NA
    1990 6,510 45 5 0 6,560 0 NA
    1991 6,259 500 0 0 6,759 0 30,935
    1992 17,005 250 0 0 17,255 0 21,315
    1993 12,519 2,500 0 0 15,019 483,442 553,463
    1994 27,515 7,650 1,400 0 36,565 636,470 777,182
    1995 13,000 0 7,000 0 20,000 112,381 47,081
    1996 7,700 0 2,500 0 10,200 159,577 170,277
    1997 7,500 4,500 250 0 12,250 229,336 274,418
    1998 11,000 3,600 750 0 15,350 2,400 54,000
    1999 0 2,300 250 0 2,550 3,915 221,760
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 15 327,184
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2002 9 0 0 0 9 873,700 872,991
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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