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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 40,624 41
    Suspected Carcinogens .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 205,435 372
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 24,949 36
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 193,606 86
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28,377 35
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 374,184 45
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 176,357 123
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 475,184 117
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 312,818
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 446,526 293
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,291 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 209,464 338
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 506,626 378
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 713,182 40

    *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 1,350,979 1,928 12,807,857 0 14,160,764 5,695,076 NA
    1989 1,380,934 4,150 75,532 0 1,460,616 36,245 NA
    1990 1,101,376 348 72,065 0 1,173,789 176,454 NA
    1991 1,253,547 1,967 224,500 0 1,480,014 383,479 8,092,638
    1992 1,140,728 1,970 223,685 0 1,366,383 586,378 7,264,652
    1993 1,109,826 2,565 230,200 0 1,342,591 811,092 8,697,718
    1994 1,584,716 2,993 186,640 0 1,774,349 1,279,876 10,100,554
    1995 819,322 326 276,413 0 1,096,061 956,603 10,126,243
    1996 672,529 829 212,681 0 886,039 831,812 5,729,263
    1997 707,112 1,066 197,700 0 905,878 1,776,615 4,844,285
    1998 512,850 1,187 210,700 0 724,737 1,320,779 3,039,230
    1999 669,441 1,193 252,535 0 923,169 1,039,923 3,159,168
    2000 762,000 1,281 135,370 0 898,651 1,273,628 5,530,232
    2001 681,467 1,138 206,673 0 889,278 1,451,340 5,618,946
    2002 721,623 379 124,557 0 846,560 1,331,206 5,398,081
    "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 6.29 0 18.90 0 25.19 106 784
    2001 5.93 0 122 0 127 0 1,295
    2002 7.54 0 73.73 0 81.27 0 1,164
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