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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 4,182 62
    Suspected Carcinogens 26,515 .980
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,361 62
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,265 62
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,036
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 26,244
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 31,952 62
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,142 381
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,043 62
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,112 62
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,573 62
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,976
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 29,710 320
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 29,158 4

    *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 1,151,349 1,850 1,215 0 1,154,414 795,818 NA
    1989 1,282,516 530 1,962 0 1,285,008 760,592 NA
    1990 1,335,083 540 2,005 0 1,337,628 964,280 NA
    1991 1,151,818 1,000 0 0 1,152,818 9,534,552 55,640,481
    1992 1,120,002 1,000 0 0 1,121,002 9,860,344 64,065,228
    1993 1,146,858 2,150 255 0 1,149,263 17,350,634 65,178,939
    1994 1,034,293 2,206 1,250 0 1,037,749 19,110,090 44,898,941
    1995 1,012,087 2,189 255 0 1,014,531 19,379,520 33,906,406
    1996 1,127,239 1,973 0 0 1,129,212 26,630,076 40,344,685
    1997 929,513 1,728 5 0 931,246 57,276,752 42,516,347
    1998 952,528 1,561 10 0 954,099 14,264,366 29,669,442
    1999 781,612 1,396 10 0 783,018 9,018,073 22,986,417
    2000 1,034,190 1,550 0 0 1,035,740 962,708 2,465,634
    2001 280,551 2,071 10 0 282,632 3,717,283 15,179,896
    2002 33,388 385 10 0 33,783 2,336,887 11,741,421
    "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
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 .44
    2002 .33 0 0 0 .33 0 .33
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