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Environmental Release Report: GUERNSEY County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GUERNSEY 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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    Rank counties in OHIO or facilities in GUERNSEY County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 GUERNSEY County

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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:LEAD
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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 1,832
    Suspected Carcinogens 13
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,225
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,393
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 24,236
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 770
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,386 1,500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 28,988 1,500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 29,731
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 34,445
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,642
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 40,294 1,500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 23,416

    *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 301,947 307 339,044 0 641,298 131,409 NA
    1989 342,334 570 0 0 342,904 192,860 NA
    1990 411,437 317 44,940 5 456,699 186,257 NA
    1991 195,324 250 58,850 0 254,424 643,934 1,535,901
    1992 88,416 250 4,800 250 93,716 886,484 1,636,224
    1993 73,008 5 0 0 73,013 1,376,354 2,257,850
    1994 224,478 5 0 0 224,483 974,666 1,555,373
    1995 212,856 5 0 0 212,861 676,781 1,179,784
    1996 274,011 5 0 0 274,016 788,490 1,670,569
    1997 77,395 5 5 0 77,405 2,884,922 2,471,324
    1998 66,823 5 48 0 66,876 1,723,851 2,507,024
    1999 83,791 0 34 0 83,825 2,253,617 3,221,557
    2000 63,154 0 45 0 63,199 735,630 1,463,511
    2001 48,563 0 45 0 48,608 829,744 1,519,740
    2002 40,294 1,500 4,650 0 46,444 838,954 1,587,747
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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