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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 33,532
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,101
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 109,953 250
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 538
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,754
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 32,365
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 131,436
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 52,014
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 56,810 7
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 232,333 257
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 538
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 100,876 257
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 234,619 257
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 133,105

    *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 1,064,675 0 500 0 1,065,175 219,113 NA
    1989 1,535,688 0 500 0 1,536,188 741,769 NA
    1990 1,008,783 0 500 0 1,009,283 315,478 NA
    1991 966,553 0 13,298 250 980,101 1,717,084 2,764,974
    1992 1,091,599 0 2,893 0 1,094,492 1,890,778 2,647,862
    1993 799,238 0 1,000 0 800,238 1,521,818 2,615,477
    1994 584,349 0 0 0 584,349 1,070,335 2,590,261
    1995 765,990 15 0 0 766,005 1,688,197 2,616,658
    1996 506,967 15 0 0 506,982 2,968,709 3,722,180
    1997 462,117 10 0 0 462,127 6,929,805 4,134,310
    1998 431,240 6 710 0 431,956 3,504,020 4,694,111
    1999 552,146 250 3,900 0 556,296 5,023,534 5,665,372
    2000 262,955 5 0 0 262,960 2,331,048 2,702,368
    2001 167,394 257 0 0 167,651 2,410,079 2,622,459
    2002 234,791 257 68,695 0 303,743 2,309,379 2,640,821
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2002 .17 0 0 0 .17 0 .17
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