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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 39
    Suspected Carcinogens 18
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 458,240
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .140
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 206,045
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,758
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 206,256
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 458,233
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 458,220
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .140
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 206,080
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 459,394
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 259,910

    *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 237,316 0 0 0 237,316 136,671 NA
    1989 216,159 0 0 0 216,159 142,414 NA
    1990 216,076 0 0 0 216,076 331,465 NA
    1991 176,466 0 0 0 176,466 97,328 5,786,866
    1992 99,137 0 0 0 99,137 47,761 7,064,216
    1993 125,492 0 0 0 125,492 825,387 8,057,577
    1994 127,644 0 0 0 127,644 411,464 3,467,490
    1995 391,719 0 0 0 391,719 379,769 968,037
    1996 415,625 0 0 0 415,625 154,491 795,814
    1997 403,618 0 0 0 403,618 761,233 841,919
    1998 404,524 0 0 0 404,524 320,510 778,600
    1999 416,528 0 0 0 416,528 253,288 696,461
    2000 415,124 0 0 0 415,124 243,887 690,294
    2001 416,752 0 0 0 416,752 481,881 947,845
    2002 460,062 0 35 0 460,097 518,609 1,006,060
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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