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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 239
    Suspected Carcinogens 45
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 414,651
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 153,102
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 341,680
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 239
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 167,076
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 482,340
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 482,121
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 501,836
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 427,570
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 507,415
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 493,859

    *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 16,595,886 0 26,750 0 16,622,636 465,017 NA
    1989 25,837,235 500 500 0 25,838,235 3,513,010 NA
    1990 20,260,105 0 0 0 20,260,105 1,338,242 NA
    1991 13,734,710 250 0 0 13,734,960 3,847,189 22,662,002
    1992 5,981,021 5 0 0 5,981,026 4,120,756 33,016,808
    1993 3,286,504 0 0 0 3,286,504 3,349,340 36,587,357
    1994 2,398,739 0 0 0 2,398,739 3,516,087 36,738,596
    1995 2,140,101 0 0 0 2,140,101 3,396,556 37,454,864
    1996 2,178,542 0 0 0 2,178,542 2,556,460 33,352,709
    1997 940,570 10 0 0 940,580 3,940,109 27,636,997
    1998 544,690 0 0 0 544,690 1,891,280 26,601,896
    1999 662,703 0 0 0 662,703 2,756,465 23,441,453
    2000 577,781 0 0 0 577,781 2,533,875 25,327,641
    2001 418,759 0 0 0 418,759 2,063,795 20,357,011
    2002 514,696 0 0 0 514,696 2,204,299 16,858,751
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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