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Environmental Release Report: ASHLAND County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ASHLAND 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 ASHLAND 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:LEAD
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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 2,739 12
    Suspected Carcinogens 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 25,434 22
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,996 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,828 20
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,730 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,828 24
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,416 22
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,037 12
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 17,745 12
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,730 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,558 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 32,168 34
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,700 12

    *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 209,438 3,253 37,250 0 249,941 229,988 NA
    1989 305,215 5,250 61,250 0 371,715 169,486 NA
    1990 470,073 3,052 38,004 0 511,129 306,361 NA
    1991 355,663 417 137,803 0 493,883 1,132,188 1,566,576
    1992 481,858 319 92,641 0 574,818 776,630 1,737,278
    1993 423,872 219 81,126 0 505,217 683,012 1,554,439
    1994 418,816 1,517 36,000 0 456,333 811,793 1,632,714
    1995 214,423 1,129 18,155 0 233,707 880,251 1,679,975
    1996 100,006 920 10,800 0 111,726 1,271,644 1,992,736
    1997 100,919 284 26,561 0 127,764 1,721,155 1,698,631
    1998 76,042 526 33,489 0 110,057 1,334,664 2,233,727
    1999 72,075 591 32,189 0 104,855 1,399,654 2,255,095
    2000 53,156 591 25,025 0 78,772 1,384,697 2,035,205
    2001 59,305 487 34,627 0 94,419 1,169,978 1,817,574
    2002 32,418 34 32,978 0 65,430 998,096 1,623,160
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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