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

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    Rank counties in MISSOURI or facilities in VERNON 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 VERNON 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:LEAD 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 44,760 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 548,430 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 78,470 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 474,190
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 44,760
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 287,770 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 552,660 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 554,960 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 558,260 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 542,830
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 554,960 3
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 552,060

    *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 3,823,042 0 0 0 3,823,042 169,807 NA
    1989 3,618,989 0 8,065 0 3,627,054 173,635 NA
    1990 2,903,420 0 12,770 0 2,916,190 70,816 NA
    1991 433,277 0 9,900 0 443,177 143,535 7,341,188
    1992 726,766 0 11,800 0 738,566 264,206 8,710,698
    1993 599,385 9 15,630 0 615,024 384,268 9,416,347
    1994 565,978 63 0 0 566,041 442,897 10,168,995
    1995 573,124 14 0 0 573,138 957,855 10,570,286
    1996 744,897 13 0 0 744,910 639,599 10,951,530
    1997 922,100 15 0 0 922,115 4,515,765 13,620,225
    1998 491,020 0 0 0 491,020 1,996,894 13,174,647
    1999 502,390 14 0 0 502,404 2,794,724 13,987,924
    2000 524,220 9 0 0 524,229 1,982,498 14,563,846
    2001 507,043 41 0 0 507,084 3,563,163 13,627,531
    2002 558,260 5 0 0 558,265 2,130,601 13,863,667
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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