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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE COMPOUNDS
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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 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 24,258
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 82,658
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49,511
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 35,208
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 24,269
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 74,008
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 84,708
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 99,971
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 100,210
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 98,160
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 100,471
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 99,971

    *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 245,735 500 500 0 246,735 119,813 NA
    1989 250,791 1,350 1,250 0 253,391 49,047 NA
    1990 209,594 0 255 0 209,849 168,722 NA
    1991 90,082 250 7,260 0 97,592 58,950 966,103
    1992 80,693 5 11,304 0 92,002 41,900 885,585
    1993 68,022 0 13,304 0 81,326 82,390 945,088
    1994 86,388 0 1,608 0 87,996 66,227 1,074,706
    1995 101,375 0 2,000 0 103,375 69,947 1,124,170
    1996 110,495 0 23,600 0 134,095 42,435 1,200,737
    1997 103,110 0 0 0 103,110 186,616 1,062,172
    1998 115,075 0 18,000 0 133,075 126,092 1,285,552
    1999 94,605 0 2,102 0 96,707 119,876 1,096,570
    2000 100,165 0 1,364 0 101,529 85,680 1,274,970
    2001 102,355 0 2,567 0 104,922 60,442 1,317,714
    2002 100,471 0 2,477 0 102,948 81,767 1,351,743
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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