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Environmental Release Report: BUTLER County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BUTLER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 BUTLER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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:COPPER
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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 Carcinogens 144
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 38,736
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,014
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 25,128
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 24,209
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,247 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 26,983
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,277
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 159
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 39,332
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,327
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 40,119 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,667

    *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 4,342 0 0 0 4,342 28,254 NA
    1989 15,002 0 0 0 15,002 45,360 NA
    1990 77,917 0 0 0 77,917 93,952 NA
    1991 262,576 0 0 0 262,576 177,824 816,116
    1992 117,219 0 0 0 117,219 121,904 746,456
    1993 69,041 0 0 0 69,041 80,827 905,494
    1994 64,471 0 0 0 64,471 66,367 845,177
    1995 54,395 250 0 0 54,645 372,716 865,617
    1996 36,054 1 0 0 36,055 205,718 425,703
    1997 33,644 1 2,149 0 35,794 296,287 446,076
    1998 35,835 500 0 0 36,335 550,758 829,625
    1999 46,848 10 0 0 46,858 677,719 963,746
    2000 22,085 10 0 0 22,095 502,933 780,662
    2001 44,176 10 0 0 44,186 460,925 655,371
    2002 40,119 5 0 0 40,124 366,417 624,632
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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