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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 123,554 533
    Suspected Carcinogens 24,897 267
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 508,739 23,373
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 141,176 273
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 431,574 577
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 95,760 357
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,083,567 1,053
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 384,868 1,116
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,498,852 6,091
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,447,329
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 995,474 5,899
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 32,697 267
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 626,223 5,822
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,203,425 7,200
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,098,130 6,418

    *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 6,825,466 784,281 30,510 0 7,640,257 13,373,853 NA
    1989 5,565,864 4,680 2,500 0 5,573,044 12,977,641 NA
    1990 5,764,191 3,217 2,500 0 5,769,908 10,635,057 NA
    1991 3,936,171 2,765 1,255 0 3,940,191 16,615,688 111,040,841
    1992 2,925,630 9,780 5,329 0 2,940,739 19,646,595 114,879,972
    1993 2,456,185 37,632 760 0 2,494,577 22,299,603 101,525,563
    1994 1,766,771 9,125 755 0 1,776,651 21,685,836 111,806,773
    1995 2,625,334 17,743 5 0 2,643,082 21,954,608 136,861,850
    1996 1,761,766 25,680 51,461 0 1,838,907 23,193,451 107,964,901
    1997 1,782,024 13,951 10,168 0 1,806,143 34,125,166 71,624,068
    1998 3,606,943 31,516 79,285 0 3,717,744 33,292,213 65,086,149
    1999 3,061,166 53,668 830,051 0 3,944,885 22,225,659 45,949,774
    2000 2,392,430 60,982 298,000 0 2,751,412 20,729,155 42,767,227
    2001 2,220,440 35,380 741,302 0 2,997,121 24,177,245 44,163,875
    2002 2,295,528 29,389 708,062 0 3,032,979 18,151,415 47,705,916
    "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 1.67 0 0 0 1.67 0 1.67
    2001 .6345 0 0 0 .6345 0 .6341
    2002 .6833 0 0 0 .6833 0 .6833
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