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Environmental Release Report: ALLEN County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ALLEN 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 INDIANA or facilities in ALLEN 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 ALLEN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 207,941 294
    Suspected Carcinogens 352,898 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,832,059 313
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 129,322 47
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,350,297 266
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 473,401 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,127,945 301
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,513,319 318
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,774,498 59
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,565
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,978,038 54
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 179 43
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,402,804 270
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,026,303 523
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,795,498 262

    *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 4,645,955 39,595 3,787 0 4,689,337 4,136,034 NA
    1989 3,790,461 31,693 232 0 3,822,386 2,510,784 NA
    1990 3,884,386 882 0 0 3,885,268 11,425,946 NA
    1991 3,202,950 426 18,845 0 3,222,221 22,049,605 37,678,163
    1992 2,703,403 642 89,200 0 2,793,245 26,465,772 40,327,563
    1993 2,775,794 676 30 0 2,776,500 16,260,303 24,644,240
    1994 2,225,136 670 30 0 2,225,836 21,563,850 31,582,172
    1995 2,789,768 620 3,325 0 2,793,713 20,252,952 30,426,626
    1996 3,622,864 292 4,736 0 3,627,892 20,040,648 28,200,941
    1997 3,199,519 354 4,896 0 3,204,769 39,527,412 32,271,670
    1998 2,531,437 1,542 1,257,263 0 3,790,242 20,744,601 72,935,074
    1999 2,481,664 828 1,228 0 2,483,720 20,802,128 52,591,102
    2000 2,748,889 585 2,213 0 2,751,687 25,073,735 67,365,061
    2001 2,677,053 592 0 0 2,677,645 15,466,306 83,803,189
    2002 2,078,283 570 0 0 2,078,853 39,354,747 81,860,405
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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