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Environmental Release Report: JACKSON County, MN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JACKSON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in MINNESOTA or facilities in JACKSON 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 JACKSON County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL ETHYL KETONE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,600
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,600
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,600
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,600
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,600
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,600
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,600

    *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 3,782 0 0 0 3,782 0 NA
    1989 59,514 0 0 0 59,514 0 NA
    1990 89,668 0 0 0 89,668 0 NA
    1991 20,392 0 0 0 20,392 14,234 34,041
    1992 53,798 0 0 0 53,798 60,500 112,747
    1993 46,809 0 0 0 46,809 43,850 90,199
    1994 45,120 0 0 0 45,120 27,410 53,624
    1995 54,655 0 0 0 54,655 29,900 79,262
    1996 9,900 0 0 0 9,900 89,650 100,100
    1997 19,600 0 0 0 19,600 176,000 107,500
    1998 17,600 0 0 0 17,600 101,700 305,100
    1999 6,500 0 0 0 6,500 58,000 64,500
    2000 6,500 0 0 0 6,500 56,000 62,500
    2001 4,500 0 0 0 4,500 60,000 64,500
    2002 3,600 0 0 0 3,600 59,400 63,000
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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