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

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DIMETHYLAMINE
    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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 238 27
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 407 20
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 19
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 138
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 260 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 191 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 407 20
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 484 27
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 148
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 474 27
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 474 27

    *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 26,295 500 0 0 26,795 63,837 NA
    1989 4,140 500 0 0 4,640 42,191 NA
    1990 2,458 20 0 0 2,478 35,256 NA
    1991 3,405 0 0 0 3,405 183,618 127,168
    1992 13,122 0 0 0 13,122 150,491 528,711
    1993 23,595 0 0 0 23,595 111,006 1,182,338
    1994 22,717 0 0 0 22,717 55,014 1,247,843
    1995 10,502 0 0 0 10,502 60,082 1,639,946
    1996 6,435 55 0 0 6,490 117,744 651,186
    1997 2,635 3 0 0 2,638 42,854 24,391
    1998 1,574 2 0 0 1,576 37,034 38,975
    1999 1,143 52 0 0 1,195 119,276 121,745
    2000 754 3 0 0 757 131,647 133,828
    2001 666 21 0 0 687 100,059 108,016
    2002 484 27 0 0 511 144,082 151,027
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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