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Environmental Release Report: INDIAN RIVER County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in INDIAN RIVER 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 FLORIDA or facilities in INDIAN RIVER 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 INDIAN RIVER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 74,641
    Suspected Carcinogens 21,179
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 48,587
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,445
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,595
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9,633
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 100,967
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,040
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 123,227
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 111,680
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .664
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 123,226
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 123,477
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 123,227

    *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 750 0 0 0 750 201,216 NA
    1989 1,234 0 0 0 1,234 714 NA
    1990 1,510 0 0 0 1,510 0 NA
    1991 1,556 0 0 0 1,556 18,700 878,250
    1992 371 0 0 0 371 0 450,375
    1993 115 0 0 5 120 0 28,920
    1994 15,064 0 0 10 15,074 0 319,674
    1995 19,998 0 0 5 20,003 0 50,608
    1996 28,503 0 0 10 28,513 0 73,298
    1997 24,609 0 0 5 24,614 0 34,439
    1998 21,405 0 0 5 21,410 0 35,828
    1999 29,768 0 0 5 29,773 0 44,778
    2000 54,158 0 0 0 54,158 1,755 303,463
    2001 92,365 0 0 22,261 114,626 172,855 776,576
    2002 123,601 0 307,849 10 431,460 207,264 1,520,946
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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