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Environmental Release Report: HENNEPIN County, MN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HENNEPIN 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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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 HENNEPIN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:FREON 113
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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 166,851 352
    Suspected Carcinogens 78,468
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 694,181 352
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 208,382 352
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 459,063
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 242,491
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 530,229 352
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 614,336 562
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 636,532 352
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 62,081
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 679,234 352
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,966 352
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 665,039
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 698,611
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 629,595 140

    *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 6,260,798 763,985 24,260 0 7,049,043 2,991,142 NA
    1989 5,514,097 0 250 0 5,514,347 1,446,103 NA
    1990 4,671,605 0 250 0 4,671,855 845,969 NA
    1991 4,178,169 120 11 0 4,178,300 5,869,413 19,220,554
    1992 3,892,512 110 620 0 3,893,242 6,320,440 18,262,448
    1993 3,036,141 3,550 5 0 3,039,696 5,304,159 17,264,934
    1994 2,823,618 3,500 0 0 2,827,118 6,078,390 27,997,909
    1995 2,275,036 3,500 16,800 0 2,295,336 6,089,281 21,948,051
    1996 2,082,846 36,372 3,300 0 2,122,518 6,509,181 15,811,879
    1997 1,871,171 77,060 0 0 1,948,231 11,191,002 15,602,342
    1998 1,716,587 101 1,089 0 1,717,777 7,680,942 11,639,981
    1999 1,382,853 377 60,425 0 1,443,655 8,379,780 11,698,903
    2000 1,377,741 357 520 0 1,378,618 8,592,441 12,237,044
    2001 1,056,562 735 520 0 1,057,817 7,242,188 10,256,837
    2002 780,898 702 522 0 782,122 6,298,725 9,174,861
    "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 .18 0 0 0 .18 0 .18
    2001 .18 0 0 0 .18 0 .18
    2002 .2 0 0 0 .2 0 .2
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