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Environmental Release Report: ST. CHARLES County, MO
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. CHARLES 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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    *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 ST. CHARLES County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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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 103,527
    Suspected Carcinogens 37,149 .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,030,324 .100
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 31,705 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 950,616
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 158,644
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,777,754 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 753,437
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,422,429
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,180,076
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,111,324 .100
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,383
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 956,422
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,067,883 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,824,903

    *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 2,704,280 1,211 0 0 2,705,491 780,735 NA
    1989 2,800,499 462 0 0 2,800,961 198,712 NA
    1990 3,490,796 53 0 0 3,490,849 347,735 NA
    1991 2,365,067 50 34,120 0 2,399,237 1,018,392 5,886,624
    1992 2,417,540 0 800 0 2,418,340 743,700 5,756,938
    1993 1,709,994 0 800 0 1,710,794 566,375 5,274,577
    1994 867,310 11 0 0 867,321 177,277 3,409,884
    1995 1,068,652 0 0 0 1,068,652 187,055 3,123,943
    1996 1,506,497 0 0 0 1,506,497 515,367 4,621,333
    1997 1,620,611 0 0 0 1,620,611 1,708,680 4,438,536
    1998 4,882,346 9,110 1,331,494 0 6,222,950 892,504 11,388,517
    1999 5,967,048 9,330 864,290 0 6,840,668 2,389,573 13,263,930
    2000 4,946,066 9,225 1,502,211 0 6,457,502 3,001,636 16,094,087
    2001 3,336,261 9,470 1,557,887 0 4,903,618 2,048,108 12,387,505
    2002 3,090,318 2 297,842 0 3,388,163 2,146,497 7,131,206
    "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 .362 0 0 0 .362 0 .362
    2001 .3837 0 0 0 .3837 0 .3837
    2002 .4681 0 0 0 .4681 0 .4681
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