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Environmental Release Report: HOWARD County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HOWARD 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 HOWARD 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 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,705
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 780
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,485
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 790

    *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 10,158 0 0 0 10,158 2,981 NA
    1989 45,367 0 0 0 45,367 257,963 NA
    1990 23,044 0 0 0 23,044 44,311 NA
    1991 20,207 0 0 0 20,207 2,113 22,320
    1992 15,637 0 0 0 15,637 412,557 977,051
    1993 2,712 0 0 0 2,712 265,462 865,439
    1994 13,345 0 0 0 13,345 290,604 778,814
    1995 2,723 0 0 0 2,723 330,060 961,628
    1996 2,413 0 0 0 2,413 293,286 752,499
    1997 2,504 0 0 0 2,504 534,492 791,420
    1998 2,531 0 0 0 2,531 285,323 844,542
    1999 2,538 0 0 0 2,538 275,613 933,514
    2000 2,609 0 0 0 2,609 284,563 945,567
    2001 2,587 0 0 0 2,587 280,480 934,208
    2002 2,485 0 0 0 2,485 394,531 711,878
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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