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Environmental Release Report: ROCK County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ROCK County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    *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 ROCK County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
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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 22,689
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 22,689
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 22,689
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 22,689
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 22,689
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,689
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 22,689

    *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 0 163 NA
    1989 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1990 10 4,067 1,494 0 5,571 6,570 NA
    1991 3,680 0 3,375 0 7,055 9,158 153,123
    1992 10 1,200 1,600 0 2,810 11,112 179,062
    1993 10 22,000 0 0 22,010 2,500 215,575
    1994 6,105 13,000 8,600 0 27,705 17,300 162,730
    1995 4,205 3,700 750 0 8,655 20,300 85,189
    1996 5,005 250 1,300 0 6,555 10,600 44,310
    1997 3,705 5 2,200 0 5,910 34,700 42,010
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 28,450 28,000
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2001 33,600 0 0 0 33,600 0 33,600
    2002 22,689 0 0 0 22,689 0 25,670
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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