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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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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 6,162
    Suspected Carcinogens 600
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 47,490
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,900
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 178,799
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,362
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 180,899
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 183,901
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 186,951
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,910
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 45,882
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 186,456
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 148,121

    *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 491,434 0 124 0 491,558 11,430 NA
    1989 458,591 0 43 0 458,634 8,544 NA
    1990 349,039 10 0 0 349,049 265 NA
    1991 1,053,621 0 298,034 0 1,351,655 755 1,272,452
    1992 549,970 0 88,056 0 638,026 1,250 971,481
    1993 485,943 0 43,349 0 529,292 0 760,251
    1994 431,359 0 7,745 0 439,104 250 808,599
    1995 344,580 0 13,534 0 358,114 250 498,960
    1996 362,047 0 6,860 0 368,907 4,587 503,334
    1997 211,340 0 12 0 211,352 30,310 1,300,152
    1998 224,940 0 10 0 224,950 7,108 1,321,227
    1999 236,005 0 0 0 236,005 29,263 1,348,644
    2000 231,113 0 0 0 231,113 8,181 2,612,861
    2001 249,018 0 0 0 249,018 10,148 2,873,594
    2002 186,956 0 0 0 186,956 9,924 2,642,940
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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