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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:QUINTOZENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 95 30
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,279 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 112,989 31
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 205 31
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 113,512
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 8,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,949,135 1,135
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,204 780
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,254,922 920
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,475,479
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 315,892 2,421
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 95 30
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 317,534 2,390
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,689,631 3,745
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,679,608 2,340

    *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 58,820 28,740 0 0 87,560 456,900 NA
    1989 16,950 36,390 0 0 53,340 493,200 NA
    1990 16,005 5,900 0 0 21,905 544,000 NA
    1991 18,000 2,575 0 0 20,575 442,193 1,037,000
    1992 19,500 1,116 0 0 20,616 339,604 759,337
    1993 24,000 689 0 0 24,689 387,551 784,780
    1994 36,335 410 0 0 36,745 402,220 1,230,040
    1995 103,760 550 29,150 0 133,460 567,880 704,220
    1996 4,010 14 185 0 4,209 22,733 32,110
    1997 4,210 39 0 0 4,249 175,006 107,695
    1998 2,222,660 1,492 0 0 2,224,152 608,820 2,888,216
    1999 1,919,897 1,527 0 0 1,921,424 474,154 2,382,591
    2000 1,951,506 1,880 37,200 0 1,990,586 653,502 3,388,725
    2001 2,207,079 4,112 16,508 0 2,227,699 605,741 3,239,905
    2002 3,701,108 5,226 431 0 3,706,764 58,491 5,234,515
    "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 .5 0 0 0 .5 0 .5
    2001 .36 0 0 0 .36 0 .36
    2002 .38 0 0 0 .38 0 .38
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