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Environmental Release Report: CLAY County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLAY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    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 CLAY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 56
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 8,653
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 56
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,684
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,684
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 56
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,740
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 56
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,653
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 56
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,769

    *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 402,191 0 0 0 402,191 142,120 NA
    1989 341,784 0 0 0 341,784 158,012 NA
    1990 397,055 0 0 0 397,055 191,052 NA
    1991 313,720 0 0 0 313,720 143,015 1,572,262
    1992 11,506 0 0 0 11,506 40,230 4,196,874
    1993 12,297 5 0 0 12,302 68,621 1,132,151
    1994 45 0 0 0 45 13 1,032,786
    1995 371,510 0 0 0 371,510 50,000 371,508
    1996 338,407 0 0 0 338,407 140,926 433,070
    1997 63,098 0 0 0 63,098 48,160 96,028
    1998 138,709 0 0 0 138,709 8,222 162,200
    1999 197,825 0 0 0 197,825 67,920 281,645
    2000 114,632 0 0 0 114,632 21,444 146,156
    2001 32,185 0 0 0 32,185 121,180 153,365
    2002 8,738 0 0 0 8,738 18,281 67,618
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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