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Environmental Release Report: ADAMS County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ADAMS 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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    *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 ADAMS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 80,137 92
    Suspected Carcinogens 417,233
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 892,520 92
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 116,045
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,331,709 92
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 497,096
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 900,576 92
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 902,986 92
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,112,661
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 89,425
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,509,024 92
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 135
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,303,955 92
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,598,722 92
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,141,706 92

    *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 1,712,906 7,750 244 0 1,720,900 581,871 NA
    1989 1,560,509 7,750 250 0 1,568,509 47,076 NA
    1990 1,419,772 100 150 0 1,420,022 84,412 NA
    1991 1,427,255 185 117 0 1,427,557 493,815 2,723,268
    1992 1,110,729 50 249 0 1,111,028 755,510 2,864,003
    1993 1,065,103 60 4,005 0 1,069,168 893,099 2,152,545
    1994 1,049,574 65 4,493 0 1,054,132 1,284,203 2,489,185
    1995 1,738,548 605 67 0 1,739,220 1,204,388 3,007,812
    1996 1,922,960 709 67 0 1,923,736 460,600 3,021,948
    1997 1,638,271 765 149 0 1,639,185 926,466 3,513,923
    1998 1,929,828 883 150 0 1,930,861 562,414 4,166,394
    1999 1,984,320 922 877 0 1,986,119 1,298,918 3,921,394
    2000 1,751,156 834 127 0 1,752,117 577,983 3,097,969
    2001 1,441,064 836 128 0 1,442,028 681,604 3,267,741
    2002 1,598,723 92 5,656 0 1,604,471 447,636 3,052,219
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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