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Environmental Release Report: SHELBY County, MO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SHELBY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in MISSOURI or facilities in SHELBY 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 SHELBY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14

    *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
    1989 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 500 NA
    1990 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 500 NA
    1991 1,010 0 750 0 1,760 750 171
    1992 67,832 0 750 0 68,582 750 215
    1993 25,010 26 0 0 25,036 40,752 64,215
    1994 1,010 15 0 0 1,025 209,043 208,548
    1995 98 24 0 0 122 193,961 193,663
    1996 1,010 20 0 0 1,030 396,347 396,155
    1997 1,010 9 0 0 1,019 426,795 213,204
    1998 1,010 53 0 0 1,063 292,207 292,140
    1999 10 10 0 0 20 123,016 123,026
    2000 0 14 0 0 14 2 16
    2001 0 9 0 0 9 1 10
    2002 0 14 0 0 14 1 15
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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