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

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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 WINNESHIEK County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 82
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 960
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 878
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 888
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 965
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 965
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 888
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 970
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 483
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,279

    *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 750 0 0 0 750 123,062 NA
    1989 500 0 0 0 500 75,249 NA
    1990 15,559 0 0 0 15,559 83,103 NA
    1991 14,743 0 0 0 14,743 131,615 369,205
    1992 10,692 0 0 0 10,692 127,669 314,817
    1993 11,587 0 0 0 11,587 78,890 214,803
    1994 1,844 0 0 0 1,844 97,230 233,094
    1995 768 0 0 0 768 99,042 186,135
    1996 585 0 0 0 585 106,872 200,924
    1997 535 0 0 0 535 104,295 208,808
    1998 483 0 0 0 483 288,960 405,973
    1999 214 0 0 0 214 150,298 279,004
    2000 258 0 0 0 258 161,121 292,929
    2001 4,868 0 0 0 4,868 176,203 362,730
    2002 1,361 0 0 0 1,361 208,397 437,234
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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