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Environmental Release Report: ADAMS County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ADAMS 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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    *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 ADAMS 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 267 140
    Suspected Carcinogens 445 1,067
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 220,540 1,110
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 261
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 220,277 1,110
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,795,949 260
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 558 297
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,015,184 970
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,240,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 220,563 971
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 86
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 220,389 141
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,241,201 461
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,240,515 237

    *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 109,700 0 0 0 109,700 0 NA
    1989 117,110 0 0 0 117,110 375 NA
    1990 98,330 0 0 0 98,330 750 NA
    1991 85,030 0 0 0 85,030 750 85,780
    1992 48,025 0 0 0 48,025 14,065 61,926
    1993 46,480 0 0 0 46,480 9,395 55,322
    1994 49,080 0 0 0 49,080 10,462 59,339
    1995 44,080 0 0 0 44,080 16 44,090
    1996 32,060 0 0 0 32,060 16 32,070
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 4,461,970 44 1,030,000 0 5,492,014 4 5,847,000
    1999 3,893,300 132 785,000 0 4,678,432 7 4,978,546
    2000 4,247,333 1,302 977,130 0 5,225,766 11,829 5,577,106
    2001 2,754,162 1,476 932,830 0 3,688,468 31,205 3,995,642
    2002 2,241,888 1,431 736,202 0 2,979,521 6 3,205,485
    "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 .343 0 0 0 .343 0 .343
    2001 .319 0 0 0 .319 0 .319
    2002 .275 0 0 0 .275 0 .275
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