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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 88,918 .680
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 114,761 3,398,070
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 22,594 .680
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 88,763 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 86,958 .680
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 108,368 .680
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 110,607 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 129,514 459
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 135,335 455
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,203 .680
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 133,306 459
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 135,354 460
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 130,551 455

    *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 158,103 57,800 250 0 216,153 931,462 NA
    1989 223,862 27 9,666 0 233,555 139,128 NA
    1990 415,425 373 28,896 0 444,694 125,621 NA
    1991 140,969 396 5,689 0 147,054 282,044 796,784
    1992 183,691 0 0 0 183,691 154,889 546,423
    1993 365,581 0 0 0 365,581 579,456 1,092,859
    1994 431,202 0 0 0 431,202 1,130,978 1,665,811
    1995 836,992 10 0 0 837,002 987,082 1,752,377
    1996 267,178 5 0 0 267,183 838,198 978,498
    1997 165,113 7 0 0 165,120 1,313,984 916,984
    1998 219,467 5,261 0 0 224,728 721,782 1,094,821
    1999 212,979 611 2,585 0 216,175 812,004 1,146,302
    2000 205,277 547 66,894 0 272,718 677,298 1,197,217
    2001 191,130 500 19,069 0 210,699 1,035,429 1,345,600
    2002 136,540 3,398,523 3,014 0 3,538,077 1,404,360 8,143,265
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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