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Environmental Release Report: KOOCHICHING County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KOOCHICHING 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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    Rank counties in MINNESOTA or facilities in KOOCHICHING 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 KOOCHICHING County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 38,000 690
    Suspected Carcinogens 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,256
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 429,565 690
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 38,170 4,190
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 423,250 690
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 497,851
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 536,055 19,690
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 120,376 19,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 542,936 23,190
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 542,589 690

    *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 963,855 84,400 285,870 0 1,334,125 0 NA
    1989 998,130 105,800 8,076 0 1,112,006 0 NA
    1990 1,035,850 75,400 5,640 0 1,116,890 0 NA
    1991 742,155 93,900 5,478 0 841,533 0 11,380,438
    1992 578,445 78,900 3,548 0 660,893 0 8,848,418
    1993 395,969 22,200 2,116 0 420,285 0 11,357,080
    1994 655,842 137,060 2,812 0 795,714 968 8,312,969
    1995 643,525 239,900 2,589 0 886,014 0 11,001,707
    1996 681,557 34,640 2,847 0 719,044 0 11,105,949
    1997 689,325 123,440 49,648 0 862,413 1,540 10,925,959
    1998 528,237 50,260 44,523 0 623,020 0 8,322,079
    1999 535,931 80,830 0 0 616,761 23,722 10,404,681
    2000 538,778 34,320 0 0 573,098 20,020 11,397,243
    2001 509,280 20,720 0 0 530,000 19,794 8,430,695
    2002 542,969 23,190 0 0 566,159 .151 9,366,952
    "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 .1219 0 0 0 .1219 30.77 143
    2001 .1228 0 0 0 .1228 .48 112
    2002 .1317 0 0 0 .1317 68.60 190
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