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Environmental Release Report: TIPTON County, IN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TIPTON 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 TIPTON 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 TIPTON 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 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,195
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .900
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,865
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .900
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,816
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,600
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 24,991
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 23,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,941
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .460
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,870
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 25,001
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 24,746

    *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
    1989 20,100 0 0 0 20,100 1,500 NA
    1990 19,900 0 0 0 19,900 1,500 NA
    1991 26,800 0 0 0 26,800 2,750 29,410
    1992 205 0 250 0 455 37,000 46,244
    1993 9,166 0 500 0 9,666 73,668 83,060
    1994 12,559 0 500 0 13,059 65,583 78,227
    1995 8,098 0 0 0 8,098 104,924 113,021
    1996 18,650 0 0 0 18,650 33,924 74,779
    1997 11,040 0 0 0 11,040 196,802 108,839
    1998 10,709 0 0 0 10,709 219,625 229,388
    1999 9,625 0 0 0 9,625 242,232 322,379
    2000 18,608 0 0 0 18,608 148,406 236,276
    2001 10,716 0 0 0 10,716 275,335 365,577
    2002 25,001 0 0 0 25,001 201,417 299,604
    "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 41.16 42.95
    2001 1.85 0 0 0 1.85 42.54 44.39
    2002 1.89 0 0 0 1.89 0 45.39
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