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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 6,684 168
    Suspected Carcinogens 48,085 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 318,979 213
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 19,580 116
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 485,683 68
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 53,806 49
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 260,109 883
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 167,306 247
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 509,617 2,817
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 346,983
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 536,164 4,678
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,756 93
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 510,723 4,610
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 750,520 5,281
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 501,025 5,128

    *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 4,097,320 40,465 35,485 0 4,173,270 1,355,958 NA
    1989 3,149,815 29,669 52,737 0 3,232,221 844,436 NA
    1990 2,478,518 200,416 52,774 5 2,731,713 696,776 NA
    1991 1,671,350 76,484 16,104 0 1,763,938 2,111,792 12,166,908
    1992 1,268,207 45,635 17,982 0 1,331,824 7,168,890 15,508,338
    1993 1,143,466 28,804 7,477 0 1,179,747 7,739,776 15,856,472
    1994 932,271 49,401 9,517 0 991,189 12,618,592 20,051,787
    1995 1,282,212 16,621 8,735 0 1,307,568 9,624,679 1,016,622,133
    1996 1,117,884 15,057 14,279 0 1,147,220 11,540,198 16,677,858
    1997 826,888 17,079 209 0 844,176 16,160,211 69,894,944
    1998 1,152,533 37,730 188,583 0 1,378,846 3,939,871 16,665,969
    1999 955,806 19,564 288,978 0 1,264,348 7,775,119 41,739,972
    2000 976,139 15,476 850,317 0 1,841,932 6,983,112 52,122,683
    2001 1,026,951 13,244 1,268,736 0 2,308,932 3,381,463 44,825,546
    2002 778,627 7,962 751,738 0 1,538,327 6,967,336 39,848,720
    "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 2.07 0 0 0 2.07 0 2.07
    2001 2.31 0 0 0 2.31 0 2.31
    2002 1.70 0 0 0 1.70 0 1.70
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