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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 574
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,408
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,586
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 60
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14,773
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,451
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,982
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,838
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,971
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,962
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 60
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,669
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,964
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,321

    *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 1,567,245 0 250 0 1,567,495 213,450 NA
    1989 1,357,872 0 250 0 1,358,122 258,243 NA
    1990 1,331,602 250 0 0 1,331,852 44,911 NA
    1991 1,045,231 0 0 0 1,045,231 336,316 1,934,177
    1992 800,072 0 0 0 800,072 235,955 1,637,286
    1993 666,866 0 0 0 666,866 252,868 1,524,811
    1994 115,432 0 0 0 115,432 178,084 1,046,513
    1995 144,905 0 0 0 144,905 136,839 1,000,073
    1996 135,655 0 0 0 135,655 146,171 990,339
    1997 133,815 0 0 0 133,815 486,547 933,433
    1998 111,135 0 0 0 111,135 398,693 1,057,179
    1999 88,018 0 0 0 88,018 392,679 1,114,394
    2000 56,303 0 0 0 56,303 635,394 1,158,863
    2001 18,029 0 0 0 18,029 1,615,191 1,914,853
    2002 15,976 0 0 0 15,976 1,509,582 1,899,296
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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