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Environmental Release Report: COLE County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COLE 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 COLE 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 COLE 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 1,349 48
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,212
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 88,922 56
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,658 48
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 85,376 8
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,158 48
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,621 48
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 87,484 56
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 88,184 56
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 90,036 48
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 658 48
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 86,397 8
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 91,345 56
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 52,712 48

    *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 51,971 0 8,200 0 60,171 35,494 NA
    1989 291,437 0 1,943 0 293,380 105,963 NA
    1990 86,756 0 4,900 0 91,656 71,497 NA
    1991 83,407 0 5,750 0 89,157 749,458 1,134,499
    1992 54,132 0 5,375 0 59,507 635,546 1,015,903
    1993 62,730 0 2,122 0 64,852 687,711 1,134,986
    1994 53,896 24 1,660 0 55,580 689,632 797,862
    1995 66,790 60 1,294 0 68,144 769,658 892,813
    1996 139,947 5 1,974 0 141,926 606,789 935,494
    1997 99,525 255 6,760 0 106,540 2,055,437 1,189,665
    1998 114,212 285 10 0 114,507 938,087 1,101,408
    1999 59,822 308 10 0 60,140 637,849 719,676
    2000 105,544 268 2,360 0 108,172 769,391 951,093
    2001 99,099 56 5 0 99,160 520,110 657,568
    2002 92,345 56 5 0 92,406 535,829 672,425
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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