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Environmental Release Report: HAMILTON County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HAMILTON 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 HAMILTON 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 2,624
    Suspected Carcinogens 90,034
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 125,388
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,710
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 122,201
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 89,472
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 168,670 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 124,334
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 184,668
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 81,505
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 125,027
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,420
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 123,073
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 205,133 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 204,592

    *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 787,875 1,000 0 0 788,875 179,991 NA
    1989 839,530 750 0 0 840,280 79,460 NA
    1990 537,555 750 0 0 538,305 110,953 NA
    1991 211,843 750 0 0 212,593 145,500 399,801
    1992 235,261 750 0 0 236,011 184,124 334,334
    1993 119,807 0 0 0 119,807 140,804 362,531
    1994 143,900 250 0 0 144,150 74,958 323,987
    1995 153,369 250 2,650 0 156,269 63,457 541,175
    1996 67,744 250 2,200 0 70,194 76,153 360,777
    1997 69,660 250 0 0 69,910 211,975 174,667
    1998 257,846 273 0 0 258,119 122,734 536,508
    1999 307,675 274 310 0 308,259 54,879 545,406
    2000 290,919 360 1,500 0 292,779 47,206 471,472
    2001 202,105 363 0 0 202,468 18,254 370,670
    2002 207,563 250 743 0 208,556 16,329 324,564
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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