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Environmental Release Report: CARLTON County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CARLTON 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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in MINNESOTA or facilities in CARLTON 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 CARLTON 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
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 44,787
    Suspected Carcinogens 95
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,135
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 26
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 227,626
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 93,152
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 209,276
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 398,404
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 48,365
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 373,651
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 26
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 184,950
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 440,561
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 440,496

    *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 450,120 0 56,000 0 506,120 2,270,010 NA
    1989 488,100 0 0 0 488,100 2,053,250 NA
    1990 519,327 0 0 0 519,327 2,374,996 NA
    1991 503,037 0 0 0 503,037 2,794,410 5,319,255
    1992 589,835 0 0 0 589,835 2,771,204 5,321,812
    1993 511,503 0 0 0 511,503 2,693,238 4,201,719
    1994 460,200 0 0 0 460,200 4,877,113 6,057,326
    1995 391,385 0 0 0 391,385 4,059,071 5,193,679
    1996 353,834 0 0 0 353,834 4,429,679 5,454,423
    1997 239,277 0 103,358 0 342,635 5,756,846 6,777,658
    1998 264,437 0 120,566 0 385,003 4,496,066 5,944,090
    1999 228,263 0 78,444 0 306,707 7,157,279 9,914,671
    2000 357,409 0 133,265 0 490,674 7,853,359 12,729,330
    2001 409,184 0 163,004 0 572,188 8,234,884 15,591,669
    2002 441,616 0 197,203 0 638,819 5,869,639 12,506,448
    "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 .603 0 .611 0 1.21 .264 1.48
    2001 .68 0 .705 0 1.39 .251 1.64
    2002 .712 0 2.35 0 3.06 .241 3.30
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