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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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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 1,683
    Suspected Carcinogens 12,260
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,575
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,115
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,149
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13,943
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,642
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 33,264
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 33,264
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 33,264
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,575
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 33,264
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,264

    *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 272,947 0 1,250 0 274,197 175,137 NA
    1989 264,810 0 1,250 0 266,060 39,766 NA
    1990 83,607 250 1,250 0 85,107 54,616 NA
    1991 212,084 0 250 0 212,334 37,792 281,604
    1992 291,054 10 250 0 291,314 68,361 477,244
    1993 78,037 5 0 0 78,042 81,968 260,605
    1994 109,764 0 0 0 109,764 201,189 394,652
    1995 94,620 0 0 0 94,620 169,148 352,730
    1996 24,105 0 14,600 0 38,705 27,400 129,901
    1997 27,500 0 0 0 27,500 44,700 126,070
    1998 33,127 0 0 0 33,127 19,910 196,710
    1999 28,695 0 0 0 28,695 42,125 382,820
    2000 33,137 0 0 0 33,137 659,534 769,339
    2001 32,287 0 0 0 32,287 312,795 401,125
    2002 33,264 0 0 0 33,264 201,122 393,136
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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