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Environmental Release Report: JASPER County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JASPER 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 JASPER 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 JASPER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 940 478
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,391 61
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 199,818 480
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 623 43
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 199,018 437
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 336,264 3,605
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,714 492
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 531,865 41
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,340,383
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 199,976 43
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 153 41
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 199,954 437
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,362,280 3,956
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,370,102 496

    *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 193,239 0 0 0 193,239 149,376 NA
    1989 377,268 0 0 0 377,268 143,361 NA
    1990 173,335 0 0 0 173,335 29,640 NA
    1991 129,565 0 5 0 129,570 51,373 132,175
    1992 165,102 0 0 0 165,102 85,363 250,356
    1993 24,123 0 0 0 24,123 81,396 105,269
    1994 19,838 0 0 0 19,838 87,707 107,295
    1995 21,625 0 0 0 21,625 98,357 165,693
    1996 18,000 0 0 0 18,000 97,686 115,436
    1997 21,333 0 0 0 21,333 176,332 109,041
    1998 1,280,673 19,000 1,676,790 0 2,976,463 75,695 9,283,800
    1999 1,396,851 6,751 2,549,105 0 3,952,707 2,124,726 13,768,807
    2000 1,370,124 4,937 2,820,352 0 4,195,413 66,197 11,769,721
    2001 1,293,023 4,972 2,450,740 0 3,748,735 65,704 10,862,792
    2002 1,375,649 3,999 2,253,880 0 3,633,528 58,893 11,764,118
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .8 0 0 0 .8 0 .8
    2001 .8 0 0 0 .8 0 .8
    2002 .7 0 0 0 .7 0 .7
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