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Environmental Release Report: HUNTINGTON County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HUNTINGTON 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:
    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 HUNTINGTON 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 1,698
    Suspected Carcinogens 15,035
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 176,842
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28,779
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 102,223
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 16,474
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 109,338
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 130,298
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 130,470
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 308,319
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 370
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 175,819
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 186,529
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 252,584

    *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 478,942 0 0 0 478,942 158,170 NA
    1989 457,891 0 0 0 457,891 118,504 NA
    1990 529,889 0 0 0 529,889 100,908 NA
    1991 619,739 0 0 0 619,739 307,782 937,562
    1992 736,394 0 1 0 736,395 2,185,683 2,911,922
    1993 849,114 0 1 0 849,115 5,956,370 6,525,170
    1994 834,282 0 6 0 834,288 6,711,408 7,734,408
    1995 815,703 0 5 0 815,708 7,076,427 7,997,526
    1996 958,176 0 10,829 0 969,005 8,817,418 9,911,627
    1997 777,158 0 2,041 0 779,199 15,245,303 8,493,857
    1998 848,362 15 8,568 0 856,945 2,154,637 3,855,119
    1999 795,601 15 3,770 0 799,386 92,016 959,746
    2000 793,617 0 0 0 793,617 114,314 899,550
    2001 313,790 0 0 0 313,790 103,022 742,868
    2002 309,351 0 9,096 0 318,447 94,954 844,392
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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