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Environmental Release Report: JAY County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JAY 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):
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    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 JAY 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 926
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,996
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,547
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,516
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,411
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,387
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,422
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,936
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,976
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,727
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 516
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,490
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,470
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,370

    *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 117,075 27 42,100 0 159,202 9,188 NA
    1989 104,378 57 38,900 0 143,335 17,976 NA
    1990 147,578 0 1,250 0 148,828 1,715 NA
    1991 156,620 0 0 0 156,620 449,228 430,858
    1992 105,170 0 0 0 105,170 458,290 641,579
    1993 476,943 0 0 0 476,943 544,831 1,126,993
    1994 298,311 0 0 0 298,311 369,890 1,521,717
    1995 181,821 0 0 0 181,821 727,232 968,626
    1996 39,536 0 0 0 39,536 664,433 731,555
    1997 25,747 0 0 0 25,747 1,559,790 813,567
    1998 26,699 0 0 0 26,699 660,135 688,571
    1999 19,941 0 0 0 19,941 592,034 647,885
    2000 15,161 0 0 0 15,161 202,049 518,794
    2001 18,271 0 0 0 18,271 257,174 299,256
    2002 13,986 0 0 0 13,986 260,945 314,376
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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