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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 5,528
    Suspected Carcinogens 580,344
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,330,141 199
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 667,141 22
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 662,265 177
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 581,639
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,343,000 209
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,307,456 215
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,326,297 199
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,348,638 199
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 322
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,332,651 199
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,351,151 225
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,345,744 199

    *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 6,206,892 250 1,500 0 6,208,642 1,974,083 NA
    1989 6,908,869 86 250 0 6,909,205 1,630,006 NA
    1990 5,310,158 128 260 0 5,310,546 1,277,585 NA
    1991 4,470,164 258 4,044 0 4,474,466 409,940 7,377,375
    1992 3,521,077 155 6,140 0 3,527,372 413,085 7,839,039
    1993 3,426,771 156 56,743 0 3,483,670 297,959 5,065,241
    1994 3,269,004 148 5 0 3,269,157 194,626 3,654,900
    1995 2,787,292 346 9,203 0 2,796,841 477,750 3,468,357
    1996 2,535,455 446 715 0 2,536,616 405,805 3,154,261
    1997 2,004,192 370 0 0 2,004,562 670,483 2,546,675
    1998 1,752,585 350 0 0 1,752,935 382,304 2,563,179
    1999 1,751,616 247 0 0 1,751,863 570,648 3,093,664
    2000 1,460,807 314 0 0 1,461,121 450,725 2,140,589
    2001 1,163,050 282 1,097 0 1,164,429 704,680 2,122,926
    2002 1,351,157 225 0 0 1,351,382 704,413 2,957,984
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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