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

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    Rank counties in MINNESOTA or facilities in GOODHUE 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 GOODHUE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL 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 4,376
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 109,418
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,144
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 320,938
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,738
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 24,991
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 108,282
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 108,780
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 349,140
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 336,082
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 349,835
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,194

    *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 652,404 0 0 0 652,404 49,920 NA
    1989 782,441 0 0 0 782,441 43,134 NA
    1990 804,424 0 0 0 804,424 58,329 NA
    1991 493,502 0 0 0 493,502 121,954 1,174,767
    1992 441,055 0 4 0 441,059 129,882 1,133,215
    1993 303,372 0 4 0 303,376 99,714 1,053,945
    1994 252,480 0 3 0 252,483 155,083 1,280,335
    1995 764,858 0 0 0 764,858 204,815 1,638,065
    1996 924,303 0 0 0 924,303 151,340 1,668,786
    1997 895,644 0 0 0 895,644 179,409 1,670,620
    1998 764,037 22 0 0 764,059 287,049 2,254,912
    1999 616,260 275 0 0 616,535 254,995 1,741,483
    2000 362,357 255 0 0 362,612 380,470 1,972,330
    2001 341,637 255 0 0 341,892 352,702 1,616,150
    2002 350,585 0 0 0 350,585 356,009 2,031,327
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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