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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 153,233
    Suspected Carcinogens 21,453
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 227,179 4
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 229
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 219,761 4
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 181,051
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 180,428
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 219,998 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 227,561 4
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 233,961 4
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 226,428 4
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 234,059 4
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 196,269

    *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 635,444 27,300 0 0 662,744 632,644 NA
    1989 1,041,491 1,862 180 0 1,043,533 853,566 NA
    1990 826,521 463 50 0 827,034 286,278 NA
    1991 1,057,462 6,223 0 0 1,063,685 1,956,702 3,824,478
    1992 748,513 783 0 0 749,296 2,254,826 4,766,626
    1993 365,482 176 0 0 365,658 1,490,417 5,124,977
    1994 449,448 3,391 6,400 0 459,239 1,437,933 5,954,695
    1995 385,057 3,379 6,400 0 394,836 1,433,134 2,127,198
    1996 241,497 679 3,000 0 245,176 1,118,539 1,591,284
    1997 271,636 295 0 0 271,931 2,198,207 1,635,952
    1998 261,748 166 430 0 262,344 985,528 1,524,679
    1999 258,315 209 430 0 258,954 1,424,852 2,023,143
    2000 218,296 172 0 0 218,468 1,257,013 1,568,312
    2001 247,414 6 0 0 247,420 1,016,381 1,763,394
    2002 234,059 4 0 0 234,063 874,505 1,430,548
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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