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Environmental Release Report: TIPPECANOE County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TIPPECANOE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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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    *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 TIPPECANOE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:PROPYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 144,557 515
    Suspected Carcinogens 21,012 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 822,681 334,238
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 46,988 755
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,303,801 2,469
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 112,235 255
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 673,807 1,020
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 791,814 3,224
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,003,153 4,760
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 197,545
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,558,041 4,996
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 187 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,220,565 2,815
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,740,386 5,015
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,037,236 4,643

    *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 5,738,811 1,747,921 2,204,100 0 9,690,832 1,295,928 NA
    1989 7,558,125 2,387,527 1,717,777 0 11,663,429 2,442,494 NA
    1990 5,863,324 576,446 0 0 6,439,770 2,084,478 NA
    1991 4,686,435 488,160 14,710 0 5,189,305 4,051,013 46,490,334
    1992 5,818,067 60,373 35,477 0 5,913,917 2,843,540 66,432,141
    1993 4,088,489 34,438 11,591 0 4,134,518 3,355,377 45,567,306
    1994 2,894,410 5,457 1,000 0 2,900,867 12,992,857 32,351,755
    1995 4,176,616 1,805,531 0 0 5,982,147 15,499,530 39,223,767
    1996 3,400,125 652,518 26,050 0 4,078,693 17,722,902 44,242,457
    1997 3,094,051 463,118 28,632 0 3,585,801 43,836,270 40,269,583
    1998 3,411,338 185,348 0 0 3,596,686 24,141,200 47,686,012
    1999 3,135,703 474,843 0 0 3,610,546 21,710,592 41,631,941
    2000 2,806,509 433,722 0 0 3,240,231 16,880,000 36,956,596
    2001 2,590,092 463,689 70 0 3,053,851 15,936,610 37,412,805
    2002 1,757,821 338,229 141 0 2,096,191 17,899,127 36,615,303
    "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 .373 .0108 0 0 .3838 0 .3924
    2001 .4771 .00104 0 0 .4781 .0057 .4916
    2002 1.16 .00104 0 0 1.16 0 1.17
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