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Environmental Release Report: PULASKI County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PULASKI County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in INDIANA or facilities in PULASKI 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 PULASKI County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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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:ZINC COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 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 54,145 0 0 0 54,145 0 NA
    1989 32,948 0 0 0 32,948 0 NA
    1990 30,454 0 0 0 30,454 0 NA
    1991 28,431 0 0 0 28,431 126,956 913,682
    1992 62,685 0 0 0 62,685 174,230 1,171,039
    1993 70,640 27,691 0 0 98,331 783,683 1,398,444
    1994 46,060 10,646 0 0 56,706 592,286 631,233
    1995 43,200 5 0 0 43,205 220,893 264,098
    1996 47,400 5 0 0 47,405 44,673 220,913
    1997 35,333 5 0 0 35,338 242,050 194,404
    1998 42,000 5 0 0 42,005 191,414 233,419
    1999 79,872 5 0 0 79,877 115,816 191,773
    2000 93,503 0 0 0 93,503 4,312 97,815
    2001 31,349 15 0 0 31,364 172,163 210,699
    2002 0 15 0 0 15 119,395 157,432
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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