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Environmental Release Report: PHELPS County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PHELPS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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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 PHELPS County

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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 34
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 34
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 34
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 34
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 34

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1995 330 0 0 0 330 11,775 12,105
    1996 13,357 0 0 0 13,357 104,548 117,450
    1997 505 0 0 0 505 113,741 57,061
    1998 1,367 0 0 0 1,367 96,965 97,863
    1999 5,396 0 0 0 5,396 122,311 127,220
    2000 1,539 0 0 0 1,539 117,886 119,271
    2001 1,405 0 0 0 1,405 50,890 52,708
    2002 34 0 0 0 34 12,085 12,119
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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