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Environmental Release Report: WRIGHT County, IA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WRIGHT 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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    Rank counties in IOWA or facilities in WRIGHT County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 WRIGHT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 1,673
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,673
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 173
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 386,500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,673 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,673 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,178 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 387,178
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 173
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 387,005 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 387,010 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,505 5

    *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 220,163 0 0 0 220,163 167,500 NA
    1989 196,957 0 0 0 196,957 67,522 NA
    1990 47,619 0 0 0 47,619 57,474 NA
    1991 18,417 0 0 0 18,417 364,654 399,939
    1992 16,973 0 0 0 16,973 405,339 439,460
    1993 14,238 0 0 0 14,238 552,012 454,958
    1994 1,125 0 0 0 1,125 597,034 593,154
    1995 602,084 0 0 0 602,084 628,305 1,188,485
    1996 638,926 0 0 0 638,926 459,821 1,111,346
    1997 469,421 0 0 0 469,421 754,494 846,679
    1998 504,531 0 0 0 504,531 268,328 797,770
    1999 485,535 0 0 0 485,535 375,094 855,433
    2000 411,619 0 0 0 411,619 451,665 861,556
    2001 558,561 5 0 0 558,566 533,670 1,089,455
    2002 387,183 5 0 0 387,188 436,964 821,865
    "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 .1657 0 0 0 .1657 0 .1657
    2001 .1717 0 0 0 .1717 0 .1717
    2002 .1482 0 0 0 .1482 0 .1482
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