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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 65712 (MOUNT VERNON, MO)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 65712*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 1,750
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 44,230
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,300
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 40,480
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,950
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 41,980
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 43,230
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 46,280
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 43,530
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 45,785
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,450

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 22,017 0 0 0 22,017 0 NA
    1989 28,620 0 0 0 28,620 0 NA
    1990 17,827 10 0 0 17,837 15 NA
    1991 26,160 0 0 0 26,160 750 178,014
    1992 43,261 0 0 0 43,261 500 202,515
    1993 510 0 0 0 510 0 103,014
    1996 25,000 0 0 0 25,000 300 25,300
    1997 32,391 0 0 0 32,391 25,384 45,083
    1998 24,190 0 0 0 24,190 1,587 25,767
    1999 29,976 0 0 0 29,976 24,015 54,279
    2000 48,014 0 0 0 48,014 5,089 52,843
    2001 64,051 0 0 0 64,051 7,238 71,389
    2002 46,285 0 0 0 46,285 7,920 60,446
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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