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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 12,195
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,975
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 54,575
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,266
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 99,555
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,535
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35,184
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 88,701 110
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 125,255
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 36,560
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 123,965
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,140
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 74,933
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 148,553 110
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 166,443

    *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 11,115 0 0 0 11,115 12,285 NA
    1989 691,315 0 0 0 691,315 12,475 NA
    1990 344,462 0 0 0 344,462 12,625 NA
    1991 11,290 0 0 0 11,290 24,840 51,180
    1992 1,738 0 0 0 1,738 22,000 37,738
    1993 20,611 0 0 0 20,611 0 57,211
    1994 42,291 0 0 0 42,291 0 78,501
    1995 365,204 0 0 0 365,204 179,553 544,819
    1996 232,987 0 0 0 232,987 186,730 419,824
    1997 111,390 0 0 0 111,390 711,252 640,551
    1998 645,738 470 7,367,685 0 8,013,893 200,437 8,766,289
    1999 233,558 0 7,011,230 0 7,244,788 122,968 7,812,462
    2000 184,511 170 7,531,055 0 7,715,736 140,680 8,479,347
    2001 185,285 210 7,220,293 0 7,405,789 122,217 8,116,780
    2002 183,179 110 7,619,905 0 7,803,194 95,737 8,523,746
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.78 0 723 0 725 0 725
    2001 1.69 0 915 0 917 0 917
    2002 1.77 0 798 0 800 0 800
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