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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 10,788 6
    Suspected Carcinogens 148,453 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 462,267 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 22,312 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 433,748 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 151,407
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 219,251 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 461,719 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 442,317 6
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 477,938 6
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 62 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 449,378 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 463,835 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 261,805 10

    *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 425,576 252 100,436 0 526,264 419,065 NA
    1989 299,981 500 0 0 300,481 84,016 NA
    1990 631,119 10 250 0 631,379 192,631 NA
    1991 426,656 10 250 0 426,916 2,595,169 4,460,645
    1992 505,169 10 0 0 505,179 2,567,725 4,371,905
    1993 610,396 10 16,348 0 626,754 3,211,116 4,912,564
    1994 535,044 10 13,370 0 548,424 4,084,879 11,804,310
    1995 584,539 5 6,055 0 590,599 12,965,956 32,569,691
    1996 532,446 4 2,109 0 534,559 3,065,111 10,247,371
    1997 490,774 4 250 0 491,028 7,658,729 11,000,237
    1998 509,900 24 250 0 510,174 3,654,930 11,502,974
    1999 632,525 29 27,105 0 659,659 3,655,868 11,852,218
    2000 432,865 24 27,252 0 460,141 3,757,161 12,483,472
    2001 419,105 20 0 0 419,125 3,291,371 10,867,319
    2002 480,251 16 0 0 480,267 2,701,567 10,346,994
    "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
    2002 .175 0 0 0 .175 0 .175
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