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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 234,790 700
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,122 115
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 531,134 3,325
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,472 350
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 368,393 3,090
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 231,510 260
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,481,072 6,400
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 376,211 5,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,271,744 11,872
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,697,260
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 807,045 12,642
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,752 345
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 723,687 9,992
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,274,054 18,242
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,992,737 11,566

    *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 3,602,922 67,960 30,785 0 3,701,667 7,325,400 NA
    1989 3,886,026 77,982 90,751 0 4,054,759 8,305,000 NA
    1990 3,985,589 53,579 245,770 0 4,284,938 8,891,355 NA
    1991 2,925,440 42,660 263,085 0 3,231,185 9,851,716 41,478,514
    1992 3,847,443 62,405 136,490 0 4,046,338 10,604,755 46,233,513
    1993 2,049,545 82,895 153,480 0 2,285,920 2,647,905 44,750,198
    1994 542,640 59,240 11,770 0 613,650 892,370 15,542,394
    1995 1,044,840 115,750 130,175 0 1,290,765 858,295 27,971,742
    1996 901,331 81,850 184,680 0 1,167,861 478,230 25,272,296
    1997 823,730 84,170 19,185 0 927,085 2,155,000 26,026,685
    1998 3,921,060 264,824 1,192,695 0 5,378,579 268,365 34,117,189
    1999 4,137,559 30,201 1,423,588 0 5,591,348 732,051 32,836,101
    2000 4,546,707 22,654 1,501,466 0 6,070,827 1,257,550 38,486,203
    2001 4,273,885 23,095 1,498,853 0 5,795,833 920,538 40,845,457
    2002 4,281,414 19,971 1,155,823 0 5,457,208 20,069 28,215,878
    "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 .6427 .0155 .0933 0 .7515 .4141 1.17
    2001 .6405 .0155 .442 0 1.10 .0217 1.11
    2002 .5789 .0155 .274 0 .8684 0 .8749
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