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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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    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 130,440
    Suspected Carcinogens 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 126,931 5,600
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 24,656
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 171,464
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36,057
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 76,841
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 221,500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 221,491
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 237,866
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 16
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 221,279
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 221,989
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 182,076

    *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 553,836 0 0 0 553,836 74,058 NA
    1989 546,480 0 0 0 546,480 9,664 NA
    1990 809,408 0 60 15 809,483 20,806 NA
    1991 617,615 0 0 0 617,615 229,697 1,615,304
    1992 606,291 0 0 0 606,291 240,200 1,370,195
    1993 278,151 0 0 0 278,151 308,264 1,174,872
    1994 221,600 0 0 0 221,600 222,140 792,053
    1995 248,247 0 0 0 248,247 173,587 521,244
    1996 202,070 0 0 0 202,070 214,162 507,913
    1997 191,233 15 0 0 191,248 490,729 497,635
    1998 286,807 20 0 0 286,827 237,723 553,371
    1999 207,244 3,170 0 0 210,414 414,683 1,551,868
    2000 144,649 5,600 0 0 150,249 299,268 2,837,318
    2001 226,858 5,300 0 0 232,158 311,479 1,312,909
    2002 238,397 5,600 0 0 243,997 214,154 897,129
    "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
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 .22
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