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Environmental Release Report: ASHTABULA County, OH
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ASHTABULA 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 ASHTABULA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 3,670 22
    Suspected Carcinogens 220,636 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 358,391 40
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 77,583 21
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 288,262 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 287,098
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 396,107 28
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 276,777 274
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 518,002 23
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 245,235 .001
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,858,330 3,839
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 64,217 21
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 289,959 3,820
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 589,210 4,075
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,066,346 252

    *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 5,558,824 14,935 25,558 0 5,599,317 8,038,411 NA
    1989 5,696,452 20,928 251 0 5,717,631 6,979,259 NA
    1990 5,940,282 15,809 20,701 0 5,976,792 5,373,412 NA
    1991 4,863,368 29,333 8 0 4,892,709 9,090,763 48,445,785
    1992 5,006,304 133,460 63,005 0 5,202,769 13,542,082 56,332,373
    1993 4,674,979 27,598 90,005 0 4,792,582 12,469,977 45,925,442
    1994 4,359,621 12,177 20,005 0 4,391,803 7,476,997 39,724,889
    1995 4,526,491 13,057 871 0 4,540,419 3,527,222 18,467,793
    1996 4,645,856 334,507 10 0 4,980,373 5,519,806 22,912,570
    1997 5,492,031 343,453 10 0 5,835,494 12,271,847 20,659,811
    1998 6,377,904 323,661 5,300,010 0 12,001,575 1,999,768 22,531,327
    1999 6,784,776 3,931 10 0 6,788,717 3,214,571 19,266,222
    2000 8,139,014 4,447 11 0 8,143,473 2,585,489 20,672,265
    2001 6,124,302 13,755 314 0 6,138,371 4,302,727 17,243,489
    2002 6,076,048 4,346 14,343 0 6,094,737 5,203,594 33,665,828
    "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 .353 .95 226 0 227 0 226
    2001 .23 .2646 130 0 130 67.00 197
    2002 .2381 0 119 0 119 60.00 191
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