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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 4,097 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,641 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 208,002 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,837 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 201,694 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,399,214 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,242 27
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,591,007 6
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,728,580
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 208,826 11
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,267 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 208,505 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,746,400 37
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,738,377 15

    *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 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 0 NA
    1989 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 4,376 NA
    1990 250 0 250 0 500 137,519 NA
    1991 255 0 250 0 505 0 1,008
    1992 509 0 250 0 759 0 1,008
    1993 509 0 250 0 759 0 759
    1994 255 250 0 0 505 0 759
    1995 255 0 0 0 255 0 509
    1996 509 0 0 0 509 0 509
    1997 255 0 0 0 255 0 509
    1998 3,905,078 24,321 1,847,550 0 5,776,949 218,896 13,594,228
    1999 3,483,281 42,579 896,568 0 4,422,428 599,662 13,910,514
    2000 3,700,001 42,978 1,959,841 0 5,702,820 228,954 13,355,912
    2001 3,118,287 49 938,132 0 4,056,469 1,318,618 15,267,527
    2002 2,753,946 48 1,232,757 0 3,986,751 949,430 13,283,846
    "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 1.79 0 0 0 1.79 0 1.79
    2001 2.08 0 0 0 2.08 0 2.08
    2002 1.88 0 0 0 1.88 0 1.88
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