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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    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 46,950
    Suspected Carcinogens 500 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 80,084
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 42,100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 37,984
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 40,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 84,029 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 40,334 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 84,934
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 94,934 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 42,100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 46,434 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 95,349 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 91,739 5

    *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 375,601 0 0 0 375,601 40,427 NA
    1989 483,833 0 0 0 483,833 20,945 NA
    1990 482,129 0 0 0 482,129 23,432 NA
    1991 409,549 0 0 0 409,549 130,796 374,594
    1992 337,502 0 0 0 337,502 111,976 350,623
    1993 369,424 0 0 0 369,424 91,657 347,079
    1994 249,637 0 0 0 249,637 56,372 483,881
    1995 185,572 0 0 0 185,572 56,695 622,276
    1996 52,146 0 0 0 52,146 67,128 472,444
    1997 54,879 0 0 0 54,879 1,362,971 737,912
    1998 67,305 0 0 0 67,305 4,577,309 16,539,875
    1999 108,548 0 0 0 108,548 2,962,364 16,519,997
    2000 103,752 0 0 0 103,752 2,882,285 22,076,299
    2001 93,921 15 0 0 93,936 5,235,916 25,566,103
    2002 97,699 15 0 0 97,714 1,980,213 23,698,217
    "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 107 0 0 0 107 0 107
    2001 .15 0 0 0 .15 0 .15
    2002 .16 0 0 0 .16 0 .16
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