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Environmental Release Report: HENRY County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HENRY 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 HENRY 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
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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 1,608 250
    Suspected Carcinogens 525 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 56,284 1,210,750
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 39
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 56,245 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 39
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,133 750
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,879 500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 55,498 500
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 54,675 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 56,791 5,850
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 39
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 57,278 6,100
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 76,054 6,850
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 75,290 1,250

    *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 809,904 1,500 891,400 0 1,702,804 402,360 NA
    1989 1,086,040 1,250 0 0 1,087,290 534,407 NA
    1990 1,168,683 515 0 0 1,169,198 497,826 NA
    1991 1,414,814 1,015 0 0 1,415,829 631,104 11,023,218
    1992 250,128 515 250 0 250,893 2,115,406 11,607,844
    1993 209,788 515 0 0 210,303 2,719,551 55,523,031
    1994 180,927 510 0 0 181,437 3,201,890 8,119,337
    1995 89,511 4,310 0 0 93,821 4,768,795 11,067,491
    1996 46,502 1,204,310 0 0 1,250,812 5,083,733 11,819,066
    1997 67,556 1,104,810 0 0 1,172,366 10,735,107 11,393,887
    1998 76,445 1,305,410 0 0 1,381,855 5,111,280 12,318,118
    1999 51,087 1,005,310 0 0 1,056,397 5,134,110 13,970,422
    2000 113,490 864,950 0 0 978,440 5,837,580 13,569,314
    2001 107,430 1,467,650 0 0 1,575,080 6,279,448 14,378,175
    2002 76,054 1,216,850 0 0 1,292,904 4,615,013 12,863,617
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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