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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 8,131 4
    Suspected Carcinogens 380 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,359 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,537 4
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,508 1
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,417 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,433 44
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,402 54
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 62,399 11
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 456
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 63,333 58
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,317 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 64,984 56
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 112,644 145
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 52,406 6

    *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 1,095,771 0 250 0 1,096,021 696,937 NA
    1989 915,910 15 250 0 916,175 707,143 NA
    1990 1,057,158 265 4,995 5 1,062,423 161,880 NA
    1991 488,228 0 9 0 488,237 230,453 928,293
    1992 301,428 250 2 0 301,680 176,277 591,234
    1993 302,304 250 4 0 302,558 844,351 1,373,219
    1994 345,587 250 13 0 345,850 1,245,889 2,665,090
    1995 184,306 0 10 0 184,316 1,208,407 2,146,714
    1996 208,188 510 5 0 208,703 606,710 1,448,762
    1997 69,952 1,028 5 0 70,985 7,985,346 4,385,508
    1998 161,585 13,452 10,490 0 185,527 12,979,303 13,217,724
    1999 172,596 137 20 0 172,753 17,419,623 17,587,033
    2000 150,391 174 20 0 150,585 18,616,309 19,289,282
    2001 49,624 93 15 0 49,732 19,559,050 20,169,942
    2002 113,499 146 5 0 113,650 22,807,937 22,842,790
    "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 .7463 0 0 0 .7463 0 .7463
    2001 .6627 0 0 0 .6627 0 .6627
    2002 .723 0 0 0 .723 0 .723
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