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Environmental Release Report: NEW MADRID County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEW MADRID 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 NEW MADRID 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 NEW MADRID County

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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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    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 3,337 795
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,373 554
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 755,693 55,236
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 95,386 19
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 676,149 526
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 134,961 2,099
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 240,185 743
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 835,523 519
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 567,424
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 796,850 889
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,342 19
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 779,981 1,396
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 840,405 2,870
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 863,311 6,130

    *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 1,380,581 1,250 19,576 0 1,401,407 7,703,981 NA
    1989 654,995 2,400 0 0 657,395 497,274 NA
    1990 609,691 1,090 0 0 610,781 250,625 NA
    1991 958,034 773 0 0 958,807 766,434 7,621,190
    1992 1,369,418 1,654 0 0 1,371,072 727,835 7,632,935
    1993 1,128,494 1,588 0 0 1,130,082 637,977 8,122,881
    1994 1,195,166 2,012 0 0 1,197,178 713,796 7,941,972
    1995 1,646,200 42,855 0 0 1,689,055 676,141 8,400,032
    1996 1,471,895 42,460 9,205 0 1,523,560 799,807 9,231,660
    1997 1,346,604 77,489 2,794 0 1,426,887 1,306,268 8,012,320
    1998 1,279,818 44,979 1,187,310 0 2,512,107 894,701 10,169,546
    1999 1,186,260 43,583 1,207,010 0 2,436,853 2,746,636 12,122,469
    2000 957,324 53,225 1,361,000 0 2,371,549 2,471,554 11,374,347
    2001 878,671 30,910 1,277,000 0 2,186,581 2,585,075 11,171,724
    2002 869,027 62,130 1,464,600 0 2,395,757 2,474,930 11,880,126
    "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 2.05 0 0 0 2.05 0 2.05
    2001 1.94 0 0 0 1.94 0 1.94
    2002 3.30 0 0 0 3.30 0 3.30
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