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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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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 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 61,001
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 51,701
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 51,701
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 51,701
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 51,712
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 61,012
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 51,711
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 61,012
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 51,701

    *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 162,500 0 0 0 162,500 67,800 NA
    1989 109,663 0 0 0 109,663 45,477 NA
    1990 108,347 0 0 0 108,347 18,521 NA
    1991 196,850 0 0 0 196,850 21,200 225,800
    1992 292,641 0 100 0 292,741 38,509 324,048
    1993 143,465 0 0 0 143,465 31,478 161,367
    1994 111,541 0 0 0 111,541 24,818 136,983
    1995 168,106 0 0 0 168,106 26,337 192,963
    1996 257,720 0 3,500 0 261,220 28,021 292,352
    1997 242,698 0 0 0 242,698 45,075 314,736
    1998 96,838 0 0 0 96,838 48,219 185,882
    1999 175,034 0 0 0 175,034 84,324 272,450
    2000 161,618 0 0 0 161,618 142,103 335,226
    2001 111,638 0 0 0 111,638 56,613 208,446
    2002 61,012 0 5 0 61,017 18,750 87,231
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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