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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 25,134
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,440 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 461,265 6
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 340,529
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 142,697 6
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,051
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 551,523 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 482,560 7
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 594,430 7
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 111,153
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 481,489
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 15,040
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 446,109 7
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 581,147 7
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 576,440 1

    *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 252,348 0 8,237 0 260,585 6,621,394 NA
    1989 461,034 0 750 0 461,784 2,887,169 NA
    1990 556,135 0 250 0 556,385 30,359 NA
    1991 637,031 0 430 0 637,461 2,172,361 9,023,721
    1992 560,955 0 12,471 0 573,426 598,384 7,275,026
    1993 477,757 0 5,650 0 483,407 621,026 2,153,424
    1994 303,829 0 0 0 303,829 460,839 779,484
    1995 415,122 39 14,570 0 429,731 793,777 63,637,192
    1996 379,845 280 3,136 0 383,261 826,923 15,777,561
    1997 414,019 285 102,340 0 516,644 1,541,072 62,789,402
    1998 477,979 295 278,134 0 756,408 836,301 45,913,374
    1999 587,711 41 257,752 0 845,504 1,370,263 31,989,370
    2000 675,951 29 157,391 0 833,371 1,098,827 48,537,918
    2001 617,851 39 229,231 0 847,121 1,176,383 45,739,302
    2002 597,847 7 202,021 0 799,874 1,443,770 42,917,476
    "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
    2000 18.62 0 0 0 18.62 0 18.62
    2001 18.69 0 0 0 18.69 0 18.69
    2002 8.59 0 0 0 8.59 0 8.59
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