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Environmental Release Report: CLAY County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLAY 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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    *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 CLAY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:PROPYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 223,606
    Suspected Carcinogens 41,873
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,793,825
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 96,550
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,978,885
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 215,069
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 824,433
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,774,721
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,999,103
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,425,496
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 295
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,681,187
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,337,530
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,661,136

    *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 1,850,619 250 0 0 1,850,869 1,295,537 NA
    1989 3,405,596 250 0 0 3,405,846 512,970 NA
    1990 3,238,487 2,565 237 0 3,241,289 401,570 NA
    1991 2,156,943 0 3 0 2,156,946 6,236,698 9,647,790
    1992 3,309,353 30 0 0 3,309,383 4,803,016 9,112,238
    1993 2,950,512 35 5 0 2,950,552 4,551,822 8,606,928
    1994 3,047,075 13 0 0 3,047,088 5,065,616 8,498,708
    1995 3,086,958 14 0 0 3,086,972 4,808,088 8,635,019
    1996 3,479,267 2 0 0 3,479,269 2,961,373 7,936,069
    1997 3,240,256 2 0 0 3,240,258 6,060,755 7,241,481
    1998 2,745,855 0 0 0 2,745,855 2,024,268 5,802,792
    1999 2,301,289 0 0 0 2,301,289 1,969,293 5,072,697
    2000 2,486,573 0 0 0 2,486,573 2,437,749 6,112,235
    2001 3,012,956 0 0 0 3,012,956 2,523,761 6,820,065
    2002 2,426,349 0 250 0 2,426,599 1,907,591 5,727,532
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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