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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 27,654 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 510 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 364,119 260
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 63,467
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 227,494 260
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 25,641
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 214,906 265
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 290,971 265
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 315,956 260
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 370,325 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 285,756 265
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 373,332 520
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 274,642 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 690,558 0 0 0 690,558 151,000 NA
    1989 980,055 0 0 0 980,055 173,908 NA
    1990 518,147 0 0 0 518,147 58,506 NA
    1991 575,218 2,255 0 0 577,473 291,854 862,225
    1992 573,350 265 0 0 573,615 303,475 871,070
    1993 506,300 265 0 0 506,565 198,335 690,180
    1994 520,355 265 0 0 520,620 1,655,700 2,161,800
    1995 591,500 0 0 0 591,500 1,506,792 2,079,922
    1996 578,200 265 265 0 578,730 1,494,150 2,150,472
    1997 650,000 0 0 0 650,000 2,759,349 2,022,002
    1998 407,525 0 0 0 407,525 1,397,989 1,796,051
    1999 434,579 0 0 0 434,579 1,801,529 2,227,259
    2000 434,561 530 0 0 435,091 1,831,387 2,256,734
    2001 390,539 520 0 0 391,059 1,555,697 1,940,079
    2002 373,335 520 0 0 373,855 1,088,986 1,531,121
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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