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

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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 260
    Suspected Carcinogens 75,667
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 76,023 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 260
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 75,763 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 75,767
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 75,927
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 76,027 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 76,055 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 75,951
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 260
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 75,795 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 75,899 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 75,771

    *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 500 123 0 0 623 3,168 NA
    1989 29,150 103 250 0 29,503 52,647 NA
    1990 31,820 211 0 0 32,031 96,279 NA
    1991 23,230 0 7,707 0 30,937 24,759 66,975
    1992 11,510 0 0 0 11,510 86,806 60,049
    1993 14,514 0 0 0 14,514 37,845 94,194
    1994 14,264 0 0 0 14,264 21,842 80,050
    1995 5,250 0 0 0 5,250 56,769 109,715
    1996 53,650 0 0 0 53,650 45,981 134,661
    1997 134,656 0 0 0 134,656 69,440 165,785
    1998 175,424 0 0 0 175,424 48,069 205,703
    1999 82,750 0 0 0 82,750 36,873 111,015
    2000 118,524 0 0 0 118,524 38,158 156,677
    2001 77,609 5 0 0 77,614 11,832 104,594
    2002 76,055 5 0 0 76,060 1,924 109,062
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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