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Environmental Release Report: HARRISON County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARRISON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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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 HARRISON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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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 1,098,811
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,098,811
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,098,811
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,098,811
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,098,811
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,098,811
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,098,887
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,098,887
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,098,887
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,098,887
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,098,811

    *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 790,681 0 0 0 790,681 34,785 NA
    1989 741,560 0 0 0 741,560 11,570 NA
    1990 649,669 0 0 0 649,669 14,823 NA
    1991 684,967 0 0 0 684,967 20,724 704,924
    1992 465,156 0 0 0 465,156 19,186 489,224
    1993 396,192 0 0 0 396,192 48,224 455,903
    1994 516,740 0 0 0 516,740 14,689 542,831
    1995 504,645 0 0 0 504,645 11,096 524,236
    1996 474,280 0 0 0 474,280 8,902 488,847
    1997 546,321 0 0 0 546,321 26,775 566,414
    1998 365,445 0 0 0 365,445 6,213 376,626
    1999 346,359 0 0 0 346,359 2,932 354,326
    2000 647,363 0 0 0 647,363 4,175 653,822
    2001 860,631 0 0 0 860,631 97,760 966,901
    2002 1,098,887 0 0 0 1,098,887 277,497 1,367,032
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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