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Environmental Release Report: WASECA County, MN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WASECA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 WASECA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,556
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,556
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,556
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,556
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,556
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,556
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,556
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,000

    *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 98,640 0 0 0 98,640 15,465 NA
    1989 94,827 0 0 0 94,827 1,438 NA
    1990 62,300 0 0 0 62,300 1,881 NA
    1991 61,529 0 0 0 61,529 52,895 350,880
    1992 60,042 0 0 0 60,042 171,437 321,616
    1993 149,826 0 0 0 149,826 112,485 307,856
    1994 119,230 0 0 0 119,230 146,509 302,785
    1995 85,269 0 0 0 85,269 182,949 298,610
    1996 79,061 0 0 0 79,061 199,958 306,969
    1997 33,106 0 0 0 33,106 307,683 199,345
    1998 26,159 0 0 0 26,159 148,087 186,877
    1999 12,602 0 0 0 12,602 165,765 203,133
    2000 13,451 0 0 0 13,451 219,452 261,780
    2001 15,163 0 0 0 15,163 123,246 172,056
    2002 18,556 0 0 0 18,556 111,932 158,605
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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