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

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    Rank counties in MINNESOTA or facilities in LE SUEUR 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 LE SUEUR County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 49
    Suspected Carcinogens 30,000
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 30,686
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 30,686
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 30,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 30,296
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 30,439
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 30,390
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 30,049
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,686
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 30,686
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 30,296

    *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 20,221 0 16,600 0 36,821 0 NA
    1989 72,000 0 250 0 72,250 0 NA
    1990 56,550 0 0 0 56,550 15 NA
    1991 13,500 0 0 0 13,500 3,510 276,327
    1992 37,100 0 1 0 37,101 4,110 353,051
    1993 32,519 0 0 0 32,519 107,083 411,964
    1994 41,709 0 0 0 41,709 3,749 670,624
    1995 37,690 0 0 0 37,690 19,575 603,727
    1996 48,237 0 0 0 48,237 32,853 750,348
    1997 30,730 0 0 0 30,730 153,218 1,106,827
    1998 11,425 0 0 0 11,425 178,680 747,582
    1999 1,868 0 0 0 1,868 126,163 1,249,683
    2000 84,712 0 0 0 84,712 110,317 1,446,123
    2001 16,733 0 0 0 16,733 114,997 967,172
    2002 30,686 0 0 0 30,686 76,836 1,290,942
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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