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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BARIUM 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 800
    Suspected Carcinogens 70
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22,441
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 200
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,631
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 22,431
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 23,911
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,471
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 28,611
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 800
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,331
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 27,471
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 28,416

    *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 1,265 4,350 1,500 0 7,115 126,650 NA
    1989 34,522 250 1,000 0 35,772 2,850 NA
    1990 27,784 0 250 0 28,034 32,155 NA
    1991 68,270 765 3,071 0 72,106 632,678 954,456
    1992 11,076 0 0 0 11,076 523,726 552,909
    1993 388 0 0 0 388 138,455 325,197
    1994 11,140 0 0 0 11,140 27,124 188,427
    1995 7,421 0 4,700 0 12,121 5,924 198,623
    1996 10 0 0 0 10 3,280 3,300
    1997 10 0 0 0 10 3,533 1,823
    1998 3,550 0 0 0 3,550 4,240 35,381
    1999 8,368 0 0 0 8,368 135 11,584
    2000 3,477 0 51,778 0 55,255 1,298 57,736
    2001 26,598 0 163,542 0 190,140 2,405 195,409
    2002 29,556 0 106,751 0 136,307 365 141,934
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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