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Environmental Release Report: GRANT County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GRANT 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 GRANT 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 GRANT 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 13,173 118
    Suspected Carcinogens 42
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 176,026 134
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 148,893 118
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 145,007 16
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,302
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 159,318 118
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 207,506 134
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 222,586 134
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 612
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 316,964 118
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,067 118
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 245,511 16
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 300,359 16
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 220,720

    *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 631,404 250 0 0 631,654 646,801 NA
    1989 631,740 0 0 0 631,740 868,536 NA
    1990 409,137 500 5 0 409,642 633,382 NA
    1991 320,628 41 5 0 320,674 4,875,354 7,875,139
    1992 336,627 279 5 0 336,911 5,117,134 7,527,536
    1993 323,632 76 0 0 323,708 7,465,676 9,488,934
    1994 199,470 83 0 0 199,553 7,733,540 9,995,600
    1995 160,710 74 0 0 160,784 5,918,388 8,502,949
    1996 135,955 158 147,004 0 283,117 4,946,847 8,176,796
    1997 374,314 237 256,000 0 630,551 10,761,133 7,629,028
    1998 285,858 324 111,599 0 397,781 5,169,452 7,080,985
    1999 271,829 323 0 0 272,152 5,926,465 7,163,633
    2000 557,230 332 0 0 557,562 5,045,891 6,636,252
    2001 303,695 348 0 0 304,043 5,452,133 6,600,603
    2002 323,223 134 0 0 323,357 2,740,899 3,935,792
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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