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Environmental Release Report: OLMSTED County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in OLMSTED 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 OLMSTED 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 OLMSTED 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 7,149
    Suspected Carcinogens 35,801
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 124,003
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 21,716
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 89,739
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 42,849
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 186,373
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 111,455
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 229,707
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 133,560
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 124,001
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 125
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 111,331
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 257,462
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 257,462

    *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 1,088,084 0 0 0 1,088,084 1,009,376 NA
    1989 873,951 1,800 0 0 875,751 105,897 NA
    1990 548,061 0 671 0 548,732 201,789 NA
    1991 357,078 0 0 0 357,078 480,565 1,441,613
    1992 304,808 4 4 0 304,816 463,716 1,450,608
    1993 292,954 0 0 0 292,954 382,514 1,480,055
    1994 213,302 0 0 0 213,302 460,399 1,385,917
    1995 186,096 0 250 0 186,346 462,571 1,493,331
    1996 175,486 0 0 0 175,486 572,269 1,301,345
    1997 210,666 5 0 0 210,671 1,182,098 1,623,258
    1998 673,865 0 0 0 673,865 1,497,284 3,672,454
    1999 463,948 0 0 0 463,948 1,829,066 3,260,126
    2000 589,276 0 0 0 589,276 967,700 1,952,299
    2001 598,539 0 0 0 598,539 916,586 1,805,064
    2002 257,563 0 0 0 257,563 1,032,050 1,518,264
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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