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

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    Rank counties in MINNESOTA or facilities in LYON 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 LYON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 11,796
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 112,944
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 40,206
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 86,232
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,422
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 136,719
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 126,061
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 175,277
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 46,101
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 129,553
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 374
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 116,062
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 175,280
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 174,903

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1989 0 0 0 0 0 1 NA
    1990 93,614 0 0 0 93,614 1 NA
    1991 179,958 0 21,000 0 200,958 30,695 217,452
    1992 152,934 0 0 0 152,934 24,534 176,896
    1993 136,574 0 1,182 0 137,756 5,022 376,983
    1994 123,160 0 0 0 123,160 5,301 142,225
    1995 132,705 0 0 0 132,705 19,660 190,494
    1996 173,029 0 0 0 173,029 34,447 242,576
    1997 149,109 0 0 0 149,109 16,182 192,243
    1998 123,591 0 0 0 123,591 11,173 159,455
    1999 111,865 0 0 0 111,865 14,519 126,384
    2000 98,217 0 0 0 98,217 3,226 101,443
    2001 116,845 0 0 0 116,845 5,382 119,227
    2002 175,654 0 0 0 175,654 3,757 179,412
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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