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Environmental Release Report: LAFAYETTE County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LAFAYETTE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 LAFAYETTE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:STYRENE
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,400
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,400
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9,400
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,400
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,400
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,400
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,400
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,400

    *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 136,127 0 0 0 136,127 167,678 NA
    1989 125,652 0 0 0 125,652 26,316 NA
    1990 152,253 0 0 0 152,253 26,909 NA
    1991 72,813 0 0 0 72,813 2,911 64,389
    1992 123,143 0 0 0 123,143 14,592 122,440
    1993 68,379 0 0 0 68,379 17,872 104,123
    1994 78,578 0 0 0 78,578 16,061 108,700
    1995 76,420 0 0 0 76,420 19,285 114,990
    1996 38,664 0 0 0 38,664 6,199 44,863
    1997 17,055 0 0 0 17,055 0 17,055
    1998 36,817 0 0 0 36,817 3,092 39,909
    1999 36,623 0 0 0 36,623 1,375 37,022
    2000 27,100 0 0 0 27,100 0 27,100
    2001 29,035 0 0 0 29,035 0 29,035
    2002 9,400 0 0 0 9,400 0 9,400
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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