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Environmental Release Report: CLAY County, MN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLAY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 CLAY 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 CLAY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 299
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 299
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 299
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 0
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 799
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 299
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 94,017
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 93,517
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 299
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 93,218
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 93,718
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 93,718

    *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 84,250 250 0 0 84,500 0 NA
    1989 66,350 250 0 0 66,600 0 NA
    1990 76,115 250 0 0 76,365 0 NA
    1991 86,750 1,800 250 0 88,800 0 321,500
    1992 130,750 35,800 0 0 166,550 0 317,300
    1993 127,150 35,600 250 0 163,000 0 371,300
    1994 222,750 13,000 0 0 235,750 0 401,200
    1995 179,750 6,300 5 0 186,055 0 585,500
    1996 166,150 750 0 0 166,900 0 247,920
    1997 147,750 29,900 227 0 177,877 0 532,400
    1998 149,950 32,900 1,322 0 184,172 575 654,225
    1999 156,070 34,500 56 0 190,626 18 488,290
    2000 230,518 14,000 89 0 244,607 0 297,868
    2001 122,816 1,154 0 0 123,970 0 202,404
    2002 94,017 0 191 0 94,208 0 136,066
    "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 .14 0 0 0 .14 0 .14
    2001 .141 0 0 0 .141 0 .141
    2002 .107 0 0 0 .107 0 .107
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