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Environmental Release Report: ORANGE County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ORANGE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 ORANGE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:N-BUTYL ALCOHOL
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 66,205
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 27
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 66,205
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 66,205
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 66,205
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 66,177

    *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 350,174 0 0 0 350,174 13,932 NA
    1989 462,222 0 0 0 462,222 6,311 NA
    1990 428,663 0 0 0 428,663 4,000 NA
    1991 367,215 0 0 0 367,215 1,576,821 1,928,308
    1992 424,765 0 0 0 424,765 1,050,617 1,504,788
    1993 518,617 0 0 0 518,617 1,676,626 2,221,938
    1994 452,374 0 0 0 452,374 2,286,795 2,716,577
    1995 416,709 0 0 0 416,709 2,858,711 3,272,598
    1996 351,648 0 0 0 351,648 5,122,748 5,474,191
    1997 297,578 0 0 0 297,578 9,059,400 4,827,213
    1998 201,977 0 0 0 201,977 4,075,350 4,282,950
    1999 183,887 0 0 0 183,887 4,814,730 4,997,042
    2000 161,688 0 0 0 161,688 6,467,637 6,643,805
    2001 87,412 0 0 0 87,412 34,344 121,525
    2002 66,205 0 0 0 66,205 4,700,295 4,766,499
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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