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Environmental Release Report: DEFIANCE County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DEFIANCE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer 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 DEFIANCE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 289,822 231
    Suspected Carcinogens 680 21
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 380,711 47,130
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 69,816 17
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,150,244 64
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 43,302 7
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 473,278 260
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,177,658 91
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,480,064 2,157
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,675,618 2,789
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 43,792 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,561,577 2,757
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,677,838 2,832
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,669,724 2,197

    *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 1,747,241 19,600 21,836,325 0 23,603,166 316,237 NA
    1989 1,957,089 235,540 7,799,960 0 9,992,589 154,664 NA
    1990 1,896,670 87,327 1,911,965 0 3,895,962 104,658 NA
    1991 1,690,358 71,062 6,871,874 0 8,633,294 135,351 9,163,330
    1992 1,896,239 27,535 2,953,392 0 4,877,166 65,756 5,684,957
    1993 1,479,080 22,265 3,212,100 0 4,713,445 112,235 5,462,965
    1994 1,782,187 9,244 5,451,472 0 7,242,903 123,378 7,854,689
    1995 1,903,077 27,135 13,852,909 0 15,783,121 102,236 16,239,720
    1996 2,203,478 17,649 13,454,063 0 15,675,190 87,068 16,077,321
    1997 2,230,056 45,028 12,473,336 0 14,748,420 183,979 15,603,333
    1998 2,151,651 13,274 6,338,140 0 8,503,065 270,491 8,955,619
    1999 2,403,163 15,168 2,051,823 0 4,470,154 282,890 5,256,801
    2000 2,083,912 19,619 1,850,768 0 3,954,299 287,101 4,751,888
    2001 1,954,904 21,962 1,727,050 0 3,703,916 247,158 4,360,999
    2002 3,678,384 49,835 1,896,302 0 5,624,522 179,805 6,178,537
    "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 3.61 0 .38 0 3.99 0 3.99
    2001 2.80 0 .2 0 3.00 0 3.00
    2002 2.62 0 .27 0 2.89 0 2.80
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