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Environmental Release Report: MONTGOMERY County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONTGOMERY 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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    Rank counties in INDIANA or facilities in MONTGOMERY County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 MONTGOMERY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 33,512 24
    Suspected Carcinogens 516 12
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 221,169 114
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,889 13
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 240,466 101
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 33,213 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 148,003 286
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 244,569 192
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 292,839 103
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 44,924
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 251,881 87
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 412 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 215,573 174
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 315,892 467
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 232,657 276

    *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 497,464 123 0 0 497,587 1,204,664 NA
    1989 400,007 97 0 0 400,104 185,732 NA
    1990 347,302 55 310 15 347,682 243,173 NA
    1991 323,742 755 1,494 0 325,991 9,660,761 38,858,720
    1992 437,866 1,265 5,717 0 444,848 13,059,536 22,397,123
    1993 475,977 545 765 0 477,287 16,329,902 21,618,806
    1994 515,802 1,285 1,010 0 518,097 18,741,270 24,538,073
    1995 417,953 44 25 0 418,022 12,823,843 14,270,226
    1996 433,342 92 375 0 433,809 18,474,814 19,294,447
    1997 271,313 140 1,456 0 272,909 26,775,784 14,500,510
    1998 223,666 36 0 0 223,702 19,757,561 21,128,619
    1999 295,184 191 0 0 295,375 17,185,005 21,435,018
    2000 303,891 285 0 0 304,176 18,108,347 23,539,258
    2001 368,027 640 0 0 368,667 23,635,523 29,248,649
    2002 320,215 776 0 0 320,991 1,621,992 32,648,374
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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