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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 10,715 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 16,397
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 204,398 45
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 122,603 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 109,947 25
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,773 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 56,886 26
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 229,962 35
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 134,988 45
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 243,551 40
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 14 .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 208,631 35
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 144,188 41
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 141,603 35

    *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 688,271 5,455 628,871 0 1,322,597 962,632 NA
    1989 781,583 5,106 9,178 0 795,867 646,574 NA
    1990 571,818 3,099 23,477 0 598,394 547,140 NA
    1991 691,392 6,315 20,601 0 718,308 5,482,833 7,614,512
    1992 829,343 3,509 16,474 0 849,326 2,650,115 7,553,370
    1993 963,778 2,965 15,604 0 982,347 2,749,622 11,602,760
    1994 651,607 2,471 14,236 0 668,314 2,440,201 8,218,840
    1995 433,061 117 10,269 0 443,447 1,854,815 6,375,878
    1996 311,845 207 0 0 312,052 1,511,090 6,222,764
    1997 141,187 101 0 0 141,288 2,447,481 6,518,773
    1998 277,931 265 0 0 278,196 1,006,993 6,823,969
    1999 344,568 45 0 0 344,613 938,252 4,524,611
    2000 368,116 11 580 0 368,707 1,256,138 4,697,857
    2001 232,407 10 575 0 232,992 1,194,981 4,253,216
    2002 245,833 56 500 0 246,389 1,345,345 4,768,208
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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