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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 12,530
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 57,960
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,560
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 46,400
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,560
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,480
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 57,960
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 58,930
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 70,490
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11,560
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 58,930
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 71,440
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 58,930

    *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 0 0 0 84,250 15,750 NA
    1989 204,000 0 0 0 204,000 21,750 NA
    1990 149,800 0 0 0 149,800 20,100 NA
    1991 149,205 0 0 0 149,205 19,050 177,110
    1992 163,205 0 0 0 163,205 15,650 189,710
    1993 106,150 0 5 0 106,155 17,550 132,810
    1994 97,900 0 0 0 97,900 21,350 129,660
    1995 92,100 0 0 0 92,100 11,105 102,370
    1996 103,200 0 0 0 103,200 3,255 105,730
    1997 101,200 0 0 0 101,200 5,755 105,130
    1998 80,903 0 0 0 80,903 14,067 116,346
    1999 65,178 0 0 0 65,178 77,842 224,777
    2000 70,544 0 0 0 70,544 132,095 306,528
    2001 53,021 0 0 0 53,021 73,384 203,842
    2002 71,440 0 0 0 71,440 127,633 322,400
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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