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Environmental Release Report: STEUBEN County, IN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in STEUBEN 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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in INDIANA or facilities in STEUBEN 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 STEUBEN 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:NICKEL
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 260
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,319
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,314
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,256
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,319
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 16,064
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 16,064
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,314
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 16,660
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 16,061

    *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 723,215 250 0 0 723,465 65,269 NA
    1989 434,146 250 8,855 0 443,251 56,098 NA
    1990 621,518 5 34,300 0 655,823 60,751 NA
    1991 714,659 5 0 0 714,664 440,073 1,306,301
    1992 919,645 5 0 0 919,650 817,430 1,835,096
    1993 899,566 5 0 0 899,571 812,454 1,868,747
    1994 135,615 0 0 0 135,615 152,851 356,787
    1995 170,648 0 0 0 170,648 250,480 523,259
    1996 144,518 0 0 0 144,518 240,076 498,161
    1997 159,290 0 0 0 159,290 537,115 605,694
    1998 86,963 0 0 0 86,963 348,392 483,384
    1999 43,004 0 0 0 43,004 193,644 315,063
    2000 27,128 0 0 0 27,128 125,045 189,440
    2001 15,256 0 361,885 0 377,141 173,828 531,113
    2002 16,663 0 0 0 16,663 36,767 86,804
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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