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Environmental Release Report: ST. LOUIS (CITY) County, MO
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. LOUIS (CITY) 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):
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    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. LOUIS (CITY) County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 146,017 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 8,140 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 607,813 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 121,503 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 655,246 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 145,968 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 594,270 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 783,202 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,155,386 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 513,507 .050
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 877,093 .100
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,539 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 570,127 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,371,162 20
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,205,373 15

    *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 4,418,195 161,976 60,639 0 4,640,810 13,737,833 NA
    1989 3,673,955 93,894 6,750 0 3,774,599 23,074,143 NA
    1990 3,946,673 5 9,798 5 3,956,481 14,380,417 NA
    1991 3,332,177 2,229 2,535 0 3,336,941 22,052,610 43,687,049
    1992 2,852,446 1,945 5,695 250 2,860,336 20,354,256 39,564,202
    1993 2,799,919 1,126 9,955 0 2,811,000 20,511,612 37,272,581
    1994 2,475,693 15 28,010 0 2,503,718 19,056,489 37,644,695
    1995 2,641,157 10 1,301 0 2,642,468 15,303,237 34,612,664
    1996 1,894,624 10 4,005 0 1,898,639 14,378,301 31,912,246
    1997 1,601,325 10 3,002 0 1,604,337 23,090,268 30,875,473
    1998 1,698,839 25 121,156 0 1,820,020 10,627,147 52,120,009
    1999 1,815,732 30 54,587 0 1,870,349 8,084,527 43,468,843
    2000 1,426,089 30 6,770 0 1,432,889 9,729,107 44,122,139
    2001 1,350,406 20 2,047 0 1,352,473 13,446,360 38,321,119
    2002 1,383,994 20 113,073 0 1,497,088 10,690,333 45,184,825
    "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 .2191 0 0 0 .2191 0 .22
    2001 1.90 0 0 0 1.90 .1423 2.04
    2002 .2828 0 0 0 .2828 0 .4407
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