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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
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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 61,113
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,744
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15,294
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 70,343
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 76,556
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 76,407
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,544
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 98,337
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 24,774
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 98,486
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 76,657

    *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 274,486 0 0 0 274,486 37,736 NA
    1989 229,843 0 0 0 229,843 51,809 NA
    1990 254,708 50 0 0 254,758 30,132 NA
    1991 269,095 0 0 0 269,095 133,157 625,158
    1992 295,594 0 0 0 295,594 166,591 705,418
    1993 230,606 0 0 0 230,606 160,862 707,398
    1994 154,994 0 0 0 154,994 91,505 581,651
    1995 104,750 0 0 0 104,750 79,138 279,103
    1996 103,463 0 0 0 103,463 50,241 252,240
    1997 103,460 0 0 0 103,460 193,370 291,548
    1998 108,162 0 0 0 108,162 121,704 307,814
    1999 104,232 0 0 0 104,232 114,637 279,143
    2000 99,040 0 0 0 99,040 196,002 326,240
    2001 187,317 0 0 0 187,317 170,780 337,612
    2002 98,486 0 0 0 98,486 75,192 177,196
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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