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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD 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 1,713
    Suspected Carcinogens 202
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 138,037
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 373
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 140,500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 708
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,995
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11,233
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 171,536
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 171,005
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 142,053
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 158
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 137,147
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 183,893
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 186,691

    *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 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 0 NA
    1989 26,749 0 0 0 26,749 5,831 NA
    1990 208 0 10 0 218 31 NA
    1991 1,255 0 0 0 1,255 1,900 33,772
    1992 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 22 26,351
    1993 500 0 0 0 500 1,900 30,675
    1994 500 0 0 0 500 1,900 1,974
    1995 500 0 0 0 500 2,600 41,425
    1996 1,580 0 0 0 1,580 0 1,640
    1997 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 510 1,712
    1998 267,768 0 736,000 0 1,003,768 108,568 1,089,726
    1999 215,773 0 443,500 0 659,273 114,181 1,037,085
    2000 160,701 0 430,026 0 590,727 169,655 983,829
    2001 203,265 0 295,814 0 499,079 248,626 1,005,228
    2002 188,833 0 341,911 0 530,744 165,045 913,313
    "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 .8382 0 0 0 .8382 0 .8382
    2001 1.03 0 0 0 1.03 0 1.03
    2002 1.03 0 0 0 1.03 0 1.03
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