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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 3,781 802
    Suspected Carcinogens 8,921 4,393
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 453,984 2,656
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,334 36
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 446,832 2,232
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 391
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,020,521 4,694
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11,939 8,022
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,461,129 22,900
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 8,457,305 278
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 454,251 33,545
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,284 33
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 453,124 32,809
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,471,131 41,744
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,466,821 28,544

    *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
    1997 500 0 0 0 500 30,465 23,510
    1998 10,425,824 24,352 3,777,740 0 14,227,916 83,030 44,054,600
    1999 9,574,986 16,353 3,363,855 0 12,955,194 172,364 37,185,600
    2000 9,086,691 16,018 3,568,481 0 12,671,190 158,149 40,838,479
    2001 10,441,907 49,134 3,635,907 0 14,126,948 75,732 62,194,582
    2002 8,479,817 47,109 3,278,372 0 11,805,298 307,562 39,461,374
    "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 2.84 0 0 0 2.84 0 2.84
    2001 2.87 0 0 0 2.87 0 2.87
    2002 2.71 0 0 0 2.71 0 2.71
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