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Environmental Release Report: SWIFT County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SWIFT 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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 SWIFT 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:MANGANESE
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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 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .010
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .010
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 105
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 102
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .010
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 107
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 107
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7

    *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 53,359 0 0 0 53,359 0 NA
    1989 31,955 0 0 0 31,955 0 NA
    1990 48,445 0 0 0 48,445 0 NA
    1991 28,519 0 0 0 28,519 10 6,676
    1992 19,952 0 0 0 19,952 250 5,295
    1993 69,479 0 0 0 69,479 187 69,628
    1994 123,648 0 0 0 123,648 1,233 124,881
    1995 118,582 0 0 0 118,582 42,442 131,924
    1996 13,241 0 250 0 13,491 60,132 72,389
    1997 41,745 0 0 0 41,745 12,960 69,628
    1998 37,586 0 0 0 37,586 40,240 75,785
    1999 9,455 0 0 0 9,455 82,274 91,729
    2000 97 0 0 0 97 102,704 102,801
    2001 100 0 0 0 100 85,298 85,398
    2002 107 0 0 0 107 84,009 84,116
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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