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Environmental Release Report: BOONE County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BOONE 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 MISSOURI or facilities in BOONE 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 BOONE 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:ZINC 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 52
    Suspected Carcinogens 273
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 576
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 54
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 252
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 47
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 575,043
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 304
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 84,293
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 83,649
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 126
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 52
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 592
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 575,635
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 83,968

    *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 773,300 0 0 0 773,300 1,336,841 NA
    1989 595,256 0 1,000 0 596,256 321,777 NA
    1990 686,272 0 40 0 686,312 185,513 NA
    1991 442,379 0 6,222 0 448,601 478,900 2,416,130
    1992 310,044 0 9,702 0 319,746 272,992 2,447,256
    1993 126,148 0 7,620 0 133,768 499,592 2,815,030
    1994 185,134 0 40,120 0 225,254 349,460 787,073
    1995 242,893 0 10,947 0 253,840 470,448 1,037,095
    1996 261,376 0 2,037 0 263,413 432,978 794,210
    1997 147,633 0 18,600 0 166,233 900,107 846,066
    1998 291,244 0 440,716 0 731,960 439,801 1,224,995
    1999 229,491 0 620 0 230,111 478,668 707,157
    2000 503,254 0 587 0 503,841 1,183,990 1,688,778
    2001 438,956 0 813 0 439,769 1,598,415 2,042,942
    2002 575,643 0 1,061 0 576,704 1,833,928 2,417,600
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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