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Environmental Release Report: JOHNSON County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JOHNSON 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 JOHNSON 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 339
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,843
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 579,760
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 542,755
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 34,284
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 62
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 516,824
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 580,632
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 545,638
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 579,432
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 62
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 578,098
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 546,416
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 532,554

    *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 2,192,509 0 0 0 2,192,509 221,786 NA
    1989 2,757,148 0 0 0 2,757,148 73,794 NA
    1990 2,883,889 0 0 0 2,883,889 17,658 NA
    1991 1,810,590 0 0 0 1,810,590 1,978,490 6,844,480
    1992 505,352 0 0 0 505,352 2,053,450 5,712,917
    1993 1,866,815 0 0 0 1,866,815 1,921,204 6,392,299
    1994 1,007,521 0 0 0 1,007,521 4,364,914 6,910,680
    1995 1,801,047 0 0 0 1,801,047 5,168,482 8,023,732
    1996 1,667,038 0 0 0 1,667,038 17,982,334 20,790,029
    1997 1,429,358 0 0 0 1,429,358 8,124,683 6,522,567
    1998 648,462 0 0 0 648,462 4,368,293 5,671,237
    1999 1,056,310 0 0 0 1,056,310 5,081,764 6,225,452
    2000 1,060,545 0 0 0 1,060,545 3,503,115 4,619,737
    2001 611,872 0 0 0 611,872 3,039,952 3,703,859
    2002 581,382 0 0 0 581,382 4,071,215 4,701,656
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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