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Environmental Release Report: WABASHA County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WABASHA 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):
    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 WABASHA 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 WABASHA 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: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 227
    Suspected Carcinogens 309
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 47,372
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25,374
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 21,999
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,053
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 47,681
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 47,559
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 46,745
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 105
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 47,576
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 47,576
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 46,949

    *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 130,321 0 0 0 130,321 23,435 NA
    1989 190,937 0 0 0 190,937 12,172 NA
    1990 167,726 0 0 0 167,726 18,304 NA
    1991 160,101 0 0 0 160,101 41,407 201,387
    1992 55,258 0 0 0 55,258 26,111 80,861
    1993 16,575 0 0 0 16,575 19,908 33,733
    1994 66,544 0 0 0 66,544 6,022 72,224
    1995 99,727 0 0 0 99,727 10,739 110,222
    1996 133,359 0 50,334 0 183,693 9,354 217,679
    1997 139,180 0 750 0 139,930 24,772 151,296
    1998 128,430 0 0 0 128,430 10,871 139,376
    1999 117,121 0 0 0 117,121 7,779 124,981
    2000 113,696 0 0 0 113,696 14,108 127,459
    2001 113,968 0 0 0 113,968 12,756 126,723
    2002 47,681 0 2,108 0 49,789 5,186 54,925
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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