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Environmental Release Report: SCOTT County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SCOTT County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 SCOTT 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 SCOTT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 18
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 47,209 40
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 209
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 47,000 40
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 191
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 130,209
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 299 40
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 177,459 40
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 177,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 47,549
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 47,531 40
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 177,621 40
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 180,541

    *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 154,471 0 0 0 154,471 23,022,687 NA
    1989 87,435 0 0 0 87,435 273,627 NA
    1990 50,449 0 0 0 50,449 108,822 NA
    1991 43,465 0 0 0 43,465 2,759,852 3,446,562
    1992 64,498 0 0 0 64,498 3,180,251 4,010,297
    1993 35,688 0 0 0 35,688 3,740,514 3,820,773
    1994 26,296 0 0 0 26,296 3,620,320 3,708,021
    1995 17,009 0 0 0 17,009 4,299,843 4,343,179
    1996 7,482 45 56,659 0 64,186 3,714,293 3,721,816
    1997 8,818 16 0 0 8,834 6,008,770 3,049,026
    1998 345,062 7 7,036,958 0 7,382,027 4,899,331 12,359,759
    1999 113,541 12 5,218,401 0 5,331,954 3,643,189 8,971,838
    2000 124,539 17 703,700 0 828,256 5,048,742 5,882,750
    2001 161,998 33 482,700 0 644,731 4,229,616 4,871,531
    2002 180,739 40 149,010 0 329,789 4,446,145 4,779,015
    "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 .9 0 0 0 .9 5.36 6.27
    2001 1.76 0 0 0 1.76 0 1.76
    2002 .85 0 0 0 .85 0 .85
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