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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 1,584 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 252
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,053 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 70 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,733
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 68 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,836 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,792 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,539 2
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 56,811
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,787 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 70 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,233
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 69,363 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 58,393 2

    *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 742,738 58,000 0 0 800,738 159,149 NA
    1989 689,679 0 0 0 689,679 94,884 NA
    1990 1,109,412 7 0 0 1,109,419 16,601 NA
    1991 1,155,858 5 0 0 1,155,863 825,736 2,127,068
    1992 1,190,340 5 0 0 1,190,345 789,320 2,049,541
    1993 1,199,271 5 0 0 1,199,276 817,977 3,227,574
    1994 767,396 5 0 0 767,401 1,335,788 3,951,994
    1995 165,106 5 500 0 165,611 1,772,481 2,617,537
    1996 46,047 5 0 0 46,052 1,528,875 2,221,899
    1997 57,142 5 500 0 57,647 2,553,711 2,080,104
    1998 28,520 32,250 0 0 60,770 1,420,083 2,343,128
    1999 34,552 5 0 0 34,557 1,421,306 2,281,065
    2000 42,464 5 0 0 42,469 1,054,780 1,495,687
    2001 42,678 5 0 0 42,683 505,460 615,314
    2002 69,369 2 0 0 69,371 150,390 450,765
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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