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Environmental Release Report: IRON County, MO
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in IRON 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 IRON 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 IRON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 100,119 1,592
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,104 533
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 102,446 1,845
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 98,093 1,584
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,538 260
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 112,794 8,620
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 110,546 2,094
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 100,904 1,838
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 100,580 1,838
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 98,093 1,584
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,501 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 27,623 7,825
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,159 286

    *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 202,438 6,341 10,476,715 0 10,685,494 0 NA
    1989 169,562 1,451 9,786,874 0 9,957,887 0 NA
    1990 92,043 329 8,239,970 0 8,332,342 0 NA
    1991 159,346 2,023 6,649,832 0 6,811,201 245,108 123,843,724
    1992 360,935 1,039 10,425,951 0 10,787,925 143,754,552 187,570,852
    1993 238,530 86 6,867,046 0 7,105,662 52,423 65,277,883
    1994 234,198 340 7,068,912 0 7,303,450 11,074 114,271,983
    1995 392,113 44 6,134,355 0 6,526,512 1,809 95,443,841
    1996 349,650 77 8,537,678 0 8,887,405 0 76,223,841
    1997 63,304 24 10,787,952 0 10,851,280 4,536 73,710,320
    1998 142,060 21,225 35,177,982 0 35,341,267 2,258 93,948,167
    1999 188,870 16,907 29,888,969 0 30,094,746 6,495,822 98,901,187
    2000 165,332 13,046 22,053,430 0 22,231,808 2,717,337 111,718,131
    2001 132,824 5,992 22,915,130 0 23,053,946 3,842,702 136,573,417
    2002 126,234 9,663 19,482,239 0 19,618,136 5,413,616 93,704,195
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 5.00 0 0 0 5.00 0 5.00
    2001 5.00 0 0 0 5.00 0 5.00
    2002 5.00 0 0 0 5.00 0 5.00
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