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Environmental Release Report: BOONE County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BOONE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 BOONE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE
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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)
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 161
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 161
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 161
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 161

    *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 48,005 0 0 0 48,005 10,338 NA
    1989 45,105 0 0 0 45,105 7,568 NA
    1990 25,265 0 0 0 25,265 2,058 NA
    1991 15,065 0 0 0 15,065 79,021 41,921
    1992 5 0 0 0 5 16,987 16,987
    1993 5 0 0 0 5 20,418 20,416
    1994 5 0 0 0 5 6,910 6,916
    1995 13,270 0 0 0 13,270 18,854 35,368
    1996 12,493 0 0 0 12,493 141,890 173,918
    1997 17,567 0 0 0 17,567 52,617 62,986
    1998 9,844 5 0 0 9,849 22,866 53,016
    1999 30,615 0 0 0 30,615 275,821 309,213
    2000 18,547 0 0 0 18,547 678,552 713,191
    2001 17,431 0 0 0 17,431 252,309 285,083
    2002 161 0 0 0 161 491,091 491,251
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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