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Environmental Release Report: BUTLER County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BUTLER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 BUTLER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 24,912 37
    Suspected Carcinogens 26,682 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 145,489 159,816
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23,714 36
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 116,468 20,900
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 46,309 80
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 764,717 43
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 101,715 20,932
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 993,958 26,694
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 762,377 15
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 319,304 26,919
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,149 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 300,502 26,804
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,055,534 26,896
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,014,852 26,745

    *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 3,130,689 59,870 278,350 4,200,000 7,668,909 3,958,732 NA
    1989 3,560,728 401,550 2,204,355 4,400,000 10,566,633 2,219,427 NA
    1990 3,521,773 113,613 4,235,510 2,600,000 10,470,896 1,297,760 NA
    1991 2,500,578 243,078 3,500,740 2,600,000 8,844,396 3,188,254 37,311,980
    1992 1,732,523 83,930 1,636,980 2,700,000 6,153,433 2,712,830 29,640,385
    1993 1,701,847 18,418 311,250 3,520,000 5,551,515 1,594,185 22,652,199
    1994 1,846,274 40,173 762,280 4,110,000 6,758,727 1,493,165 20,905,764
    1995 1,385,331 22,669 685,897 0 2,093,897 1,367,769 7,444,918
    1996 1,254,872 13,321 794,650 0 2,062,843 1,485,028 7,057,936
    1997 1,296,405 21,907 629,125 0 1,947,437 3,331,737 7,953,884
    1998 1,249,669 14,360 676,050 0 1,940,079 1,283,682 7,257,909
    1999 1,155,916 136,587 751,269 0 2,043,772 2,369,667 6,703,855
    2000 1,119,836 147,663 160,110 0 1,427,609 2,722,133 6,158,963
    2001 1,054,269 206,279 2,413 0 1,262,961 2,538,473 6,412,329
    2002 1,058,539 165,732 2,661 0 1,226,932 1,806,463 6,178,056
    "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 5.32 .041 7.06 0 12.42 11.85 24.28
    2001 5.28 .03 0 0 5.31 26.50 31.80
    2002 5.05 .03 0 0 5.08 .0755 38.01
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