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Environmental Release Report: WORTH County, IA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WORTH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 WORTH 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:TOLUENE
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,480
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15,480
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,960
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,480
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15,480
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,480
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 28,440
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,440
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 28,440
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,480

    *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 133,826 0 0 0 133,826 0 NA
    1989 215,462 0 0 0 215,462 0 NA
    1990 285,145 0 0 0 285,145 0 NA
    1991 177,811 0 0 0 177,811 138,425 254,425
    1992 203,215 0 0 0 203,215 90,463 236,138
    1993 92,356 0 0 0 92,356 60,166 152,575
    1994 45,781 0 0 0 45,781 26,250 72,031
    1995 96,607 0 0 0 96,607 21,431 118,036
    1996 58,395 0 0 0 58,395 21,252 79,677
    1997 63,797 0 0 0 63,797 62,638 95,145
    1998 46,975 0 0 0 46,975 25,319 72,294
    1999 15,486 0 0 0 15,486 14,033 29,518
    2000 23,660 0 0 0 23,660 0 23,660
    2001 12,480 0 0 0 12,480 0 12,480
    2002 28,440 0 0 0 28,440 0 28,440
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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