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Environmental Release Report: GEAUGA County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GEAUGA 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 GEAUGA 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 9,960 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,453
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 29,620 52,003
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,712 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 29,085 1
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 24,259 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 30,013 30
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 30,333 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 32,341 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 788
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 30,985 3
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 520 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,343 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 34,295 28
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 31,992 1

    *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 807,682 825 0 0 808,507 644,543 NA
    1989 545,879 825 0 0 546,704 415,247 NA
    1990 476,316 1,825 250 0 478,391 753,707 NA
    1991 245,308 21 333 0 245,662 563,907 1,085,989
    1992 221,715 530 0 0 222,245 703,831 1,204,047
    1993 232,403 529 0 0 232,932 779,298 1,217,972
    1994 208,266 1,423 0 0 209,689 787,767 1,153,937
    1995 171,967 1,285 0 0 173,252 760,235 1,677,656
    1996 105,716 137 0 0 105,853 945,564 1,757,338
    1997 112,989 37,139 0 0 150,128 1,528,294 1,734,893
    1998 98,347 44,039 0 0 142,386 523,036 1,410,062
    1999 69,791 42,031 0 0 111,822 397,916 1,215,183
    2000 82,142 61,033 5 0 143,180 413,229 1,293,416
    2001 40,915 63,027 0 0 103,942 912,557 2,420,264
    2002 34,332 52,030 1,142 0 87,504 1,406,804 3,408,058
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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