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Environmental Release Report: LAKE OF THE WOODS County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LAKE OF THE WOODS 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 LAKE OF THE WOODS 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 LAKE OF THE WOODS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 50,515
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 50,515
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 25,356
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 50,515
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 75,871
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 75,871
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 75,871
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 50,515
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 75,871
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 25,356

    *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
    1989 162,800 0 0 0 162,800 0 NA
    1990 161,743 0 0 0 161,743 0 NA
    1991 183,331 0 0 0 183,331 1,500 186,520
    1992 241,229 0 0 0 241,229 6,372 247,421
    1993 173,425 0 0 0 173,425 6,069 179,348
    1994 57,287 0 0 0 57,287 1,804 58,951
    1995 5,733 0 0 0 5,733 1,304 7,035
    1996 20,719 0 0 0 20,719 1,974 22,694
    1997 21,368 0 0 0 21,368 3,934 23,335
    1998 47,295 0 0 0 47,295 2,443 49,738
    1999 66,667 0 0 0 66,667 4,811 71,485
    2000 48,963 0 0 0 48,963 10,187 59,150
    2001 73,955 0 0 0 73,955 5,811 79,766
    2002 75,871 0 0 0 75,871 4,293 80,164
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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