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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 .700 .100
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,836
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,347 72,200
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .700 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 34,750 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,836
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,837 .100
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,097 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 284,200 1,605
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 294,364 1,605
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .700 .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 275,848 1,600
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 294,463 1,605
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 284,299 1,605

    *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 650,370 3,200 0 0 653,570 96,020 NA
    1989 709,673 4,488 20 0 714,181 9,672 NA
    1990 563,665 4,539 525 5 568,734 1,520 NA
    1991 587,352 5,715 515 0 593,582 7,497 2,112,572
    1992 609,263 29,100 2,365 0 640,728 110,348 2,306,599
    1993 387,997 22,795 2,134 0 412,926 29,759 1,546,636
    1994 523,509 10,778 2,337 0 536,624 1,119 1,278,642
    1995 308,242 15,150 250 0 323,642 19,391 956,401
    1996 83,948 26,853 250 0 111,051 11,136 866,504
    1997 109,072 9,100 250 0 118,422 0 767,059
    1998 345,827 3,300 250 0 349,377 43,550 160,711
    1999 359,392 55,250 250 0 414,892 17,550 138,869
    2000 301,855 90,550 7,324 0 399,729 8,330 264,272
    2001 296,024 79,420 2,801 0 378,245 8,642 292,426
    2002 294,464 73,805 2,352 0 370,621 1,424 2,813,161
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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