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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 18,877 324
    Suspected Carcinogens 72,791 16
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 818,507 345
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 22,138 65
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 603,193 280
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 44,847 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 137,817 357
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 579,659 360
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 860,386 598
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 934
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 908,008 596
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,288 56
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 616,276 560
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 936,231 561
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 503,697 555

    *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 5,962,952 39,634 141,000 500 6,144,086 5,011,337 NA
    1989 5,266,333 9,807 0 0 5,276,140 2,608,110 NA
    1990 4,811,554 8,540 13,601 10 4,833,705 3,535,226 NA
    1991 4,319,609 387 1,105,750 0 5,425,746 15,681,176 57,258,622
    1992 4,265,522 602 751,900 0 5,018,024 16,408,321 62,902,014
    1993 3,914,384 1,227 1,141,600 0 5,057,211 13,688,886 64,222,030
    1994 2,815,397 1,198 1,521,435 0 4,338,030 16,346,041 70,211,430
    1995 2,012,420 51,314 1,009,700 0 3,073,434 12,661,038 73,123,757
    1996 1,628,871 52,300 1,420,934 0 3,102,105 11,716,033 69,970,543
    1997 1,584,864 65,311 940,881 0 2,591,056 27,128,890 69,000,840
    1998 1,569,906 10,947 896,324 0 2,477,177 15,519,409 63,237,443
    1999 1,285,465 15,773 910,481 0 2,211,719 11,616,226 65,909,418
    2000 1,117,885 3,896 699,556 0 1,821,337 12,305,869 65,878,883
    2001 927,034 1,187 619,935 0 1,548,156 9,708,043 53,581,371
    2002 938,147 619 630,850 0 1,569,616 9,200,041 44,723,229
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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