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Environmental Release Report: FOUNTAIN County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FOUNTAIN 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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    Rank counties in INDIANA or facilities in FOUNTAIN County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 FOUNTAIN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 2,978 35
    Suspected Carcinogens 265 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,788 45
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 415 25
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,873 15
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,503 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,050 290
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 18,503 295
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,983 290
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 19,738 300
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 415 25
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,128 275
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 19,138 525
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,138 270

    *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 3,313,562 158 115,531 0 3,429,251 70,050 NA
    1989 2,342,505 231 187,003 0 2,529,739 33,049 NA
    1990 2,094,790 43 45,829 0 2,140,662 3,484 NA
    1991 13,499 56 96,345 0 109,900 1,168,657 5,217,975
    1992 20,332 43 96,375 0 116,750 1,690,855 6,370,473
    1993 3,359 538 127,354 0 131,251 2,083,513 8,162,508
    1994 13,527 525 164,505 0 178,557 2,212,807 4,551,489
    1995 5,618 296 224,250 0 230,164 1,829,865 9,360,154
    1996 5,148 297 500 0 5,945 3,870,425 7,792,982
    1997 120,266 52 198,740 0 319,058 4,496,787 6,708,183
    1998 96,194 47 67,250 0 163,491 2,924,364 6,529,917
    1999 107,939 299 35,000 0 143,238 3,229,031 6,234,731
    2000 124,756 314 17,715 0 142,785 3,504,709 6,457,760
    2001 20,092 69 168,820 0 188,981 4,230,122 7,387,951
    2002 20,053 555 20 0 20,629 2,612,093 2,798,374
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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