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Environmental Release Report: WHITE County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WHITE 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 WHITE 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 WHITE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 1,500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 123,894
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,956
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 75,438
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,396
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 76,651
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 123,894
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 124,139
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 77,394
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 124,551
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 52,796

    *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 64,004 0 113,760 0 177,764 10,500 NA
    1989 383,187 0 121,240 0 504,427 37,409 NA
    1990 62,438 0 88,257 0 150,695 121,953 NA
    1991 45,225 0 67,750 0 112,975 87,186 340,929
    1992 275,495 0 1,000 0 276,495 1,481,448 1,757,339
    1993 346,527 0 1,500 0 348,027 3,605,705 3,978,964
    1994 551,365 0 13,900 0 565,265 2,895,473 4,284,778
    1995 440,795 0 0 0 440,795 818,750 2,524,563
    1996 18,150 0 0 0 18,150 367,004 342,437
    1997 165,938 0 0 0 165,938 678,558 1,318,483
    1998 348,711 0 0 0 348,711 235,896 1,322,593
    1999 417,831 0 0 0 417,831 202,851 1,441,762
    2000 297,343 0 8,800 0 306,143 230,430 1,690,553
    2001 123,369 0 0 0 123,369 55,581 1,164,709
    2002 124,551 0 0 0 124,551 12,560 809,487
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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