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Environmental Release Report: MISSOURI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MISSOURI*
    Cleanest/Best States Percentile Dirtiest/Worst States
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 MISSOURI

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk: CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk: LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 1,625,989 6,539
    Suspected Carcinogens 869,453 1,742
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,185,264 4,281,049
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,762,510 4,898
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,508,144 2,194
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,442,351 301
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,409,726 22,816
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,804,916 9,997
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 24,625,986 191,347
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 8,334,133 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 22,340,104 194,484
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 482,427 4,862
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,475,461 190,117
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 28,463,647 208,931
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 24,129,469 199,498

    *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 52,411,338 2,179,942 43,011,146 500 97,602,926 114,655,356 NA
    1989 49,629,934 1,262,398 27,574,966 0 78,467,298 88,378,779 NA
    1990 47,342,911 1,519,020 22,964,681 20 71,826,632 41,911,964 NA
    1991 36,960,125 1,230,181 23,829,689 0 62,019,995 69,393,852 704,387,974
    1992 37,280,306 1,119,082 17,338,852 250 55,738,490 225,829,261 752,542,341
    1993 32,874,514 1,441,141 18,101,934 0 52,417,589 100,595,205 647,426,469
    1994 30,505,758 1,308,166 16,631,294 0 48,445,218 121,761,433 731,766,606
    1995 31,778,685 3,282,973 14,585,208 0 49,646,866 102,543,380 1,507,201,245
    1996 35,498,543 3,008,012 17,033,951 750 55,541,256 102,672,084 488,257,089
    1997 33,752,240 3,331,801 20,171,126 0 57,255,167 199,503,200 657,501,757
    1998 43,394,309 2,706,720 86,273,320 0 132,374,349 81,943,746 602,955,749
    1999 41,946,615 3,498,327 79,628,111 0 125,073,053 87,439,929 618,423,707
    2000 38,380,249 1,946,686 84,687,284 2 125,014,221 85,048,477 622,929,911
    2001 31,804,194 1,660,010 76,855,391 0 110,319,595 87,378,823 666,185,349
    2002 30,531,988 4,499,477 71,373,750 0 106,405,215 78,266,185 578,666,450
    "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 27.24 2.91 1.27 0 31.41 9.45 39.41
    2001 33.20 20.39 1.39 0 54.98 311 365
    2002 59.69 4.54 1.10 0 65.33 330 393
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