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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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:COBALT 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 149,793 110
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,539 63
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 454,672 154,906
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 187,748 110
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,207,571 11
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 99,410 150
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 402,263 178
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,315,957 244
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,166,379 7,742
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 189,415
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,246,656 7,786
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 41,399 105
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,179,629 7,589
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,502,563 7,862
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,391,957 7,786

    *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 8,535,490 396,204 296,958 50,011,750 59,240,402 4,333,752 NA
    1989 4,966,398 125,601 35,750 52,932,250 58,059,999 643,206 NA
    1990 4,750,253 126,877 21,350 20,640,015 25,538,495 574,593 NA
    1991 4,030,698 71,024 118,440 24,508,895 28,729,057 660,090 44,556,778
    1992 4,360,807 67,270 173,000 20,363,250 24,964,327 1,716,870 45,033,865
    1993 4,952,531 49,670 207,600 20,406,300 25,616,101 2,661,160 64,669,206
    1994 5,379,436 40,820 207,002 9,190,100 14,817,358 2,076,042 53,294,820
    1995 4,880,738 146,580 752 13,160,730 18,188,800 2,356,960 54,704,755
    1996 3,813,257 147,460 0 12,865,790 16,826,507 1,823,788 49,050,498
    1997 3,927,455 141,360 250 11,582,920 15,651,985 2,396,171 43,386,550
    1998 5,440,148 144,925 250 13,323,037 18,908,360 1,307,874 47,691,909
    1999 5,660,413 141,289 250 14,272,051 20,074,003 1,459,459 47,095,400
    2000 4,993,407 154,938 250 13,342,695 18,491,290 1,582,286 45,231,106
    2001 3,586,547 137,913 36 15,721,175 19,445,671 1,992,413 50,106,376
    2002 3,512,060 162,496 0 13,571,128 17,245,684 3,164,637 51,153,808
    "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
    2002 .8 0 0 0 .8 0 .8
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