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Environmental Release Report: MOWER County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MOWER 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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    Rank counties in MINNESOTA or facilities in MOWER 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 MOWER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    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 200
    Suspected Carcinogens 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 207
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 207
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 119,450 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 360 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 138,829
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 161,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 19,836
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,629
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 181,039 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 181,599 5

    *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 12,950 250 0 0 13,200 125,400 NA
    1989 24,910 250 0 0 25,160 1,600 NA
    1990 42,535 0 0 0 42,535 216,450 NA
    1991 30,670 0 0 0 30,670 180,000 210,670
    1992 9,700 0 0 0 9,700 190,000 199,700
    1993 8,700 0 0 0 8,700 101,844 110,544
    1994 9,700 0 0 0 9,700 14,443 24,143
    1995 9,700 0 0 0 9,700 14,856 24,556
    1996 9,700 0 0 0 9,700 20,884 30,584
    1997 700 0 0 0 700 0 700
    1998 157,100 15 0 0 157,115 37,547 322,447
    1999 168,520 15 0 0 168,535 36,154 204,664
    2000 164,168 15 0 0 164,183 34,865 199,047
    2001 175,264 15 0 0 175,279 44,370 219,625
    2002 182,216 15 0 0 182,231 35,360 217,576
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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