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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 101
    Suspected Carcinogens 78
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 76,234
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 178
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 76,055
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 312,545
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 257
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 388,257
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 520,589
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 76,437
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 101
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 76,260
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 521,138
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 520,873

    *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 317,900 0 0 0 317,900 59,800 NA
    1989 253,327 0 0 0 253,327 1,500 NA
    1990 176,733 0 0 0 176,733 2,250 NA
    1991 198,659 0 0 0 198,659 83,618 722,961
    1992 65,766 0 0 0 65,766 288,267 521,848
    1993 46,385 0 0 0 46,385 304,062 593,847
    1994 23,151 0 0 0 23,151 280,299 515,309
    1995 67,514 0 0 0 67,514 158,391 686,632
    1996 42,684 0 0 0 42,684 52,575 685,662
    1997 42,987 0 0 0 42,987 152,502 821,293
    1998 748,724 4,186 144,990 0 897,900 53,772 1,609,921
    1999 677,220 7,637 186,630 0 871,487 52,193 1,782,572
    2000 514,446 9,763 179,269 0 703,478 0 996,202
    2001 460,152 0 0 0 460,152 0 721,213
    2002 521,755 0 92,287 0 614,042 0 1,015,678
    "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 .71 0 0 0 .71 0 .71
    2001 .17 0 0 0 .17 0 .17
    2002 .17 0 0 0 .17 0 .17
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