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Environmental Release Report: HAMILTON County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HAMILTON 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):
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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 HAMILTON 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 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 185,479 20,580
    Suspected Carcinogens 205,868 450
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 994,089 26,160
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 134,419 41
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,037,741 31,965
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 118,346 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,990,243 21,040
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 801,084 32,386
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,843,431 82,393
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,787,450
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,396,643 82,930
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,586 41
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 989,184 52,144
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,806,465 83,403
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,629,823 88,636

    *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 13,483,123 101,851 1,925,113 0 15,510,087 18,669,250 NA
    1989 10,142,764 96,464 29,090 0 10,268,318 22,147,442 NA
    1990 7,157,751 255,517 1,800 0 7,415,068 17,798,847 NA
    1991 6,007,261 474,054 476 0 6,481,791 20,496,222 98,762,465
    1992 4,837,806 315,462 1,317 0 5,154,585 21,644,216 105,331,175
    1993 3,938,144 141,528 61 0 4,079,733 18,341,460 99,619,188
    1994 2,633,073 217,436 63 0 2,850,572 10,415,506 65,360,307
    1995 2,317,818 302,767 340 0 2,620,925 12,100,805 36,416,880
    1996 1,981,040 345,807 0 0 2,326,847 11,896,580 35,848,760
    1997 1,661,180 131,581 156,200 0 1,948,961 18,935,687 38,200,632
    1998 6,632,850 197,475 315,840 0 7,146,165 13,194,099 40,285,893
    1999 7,788,414 80,135 411,035 0 8,279,584 13,982,466 39,996,587
    2000 8,421,045 97,125 136,956 0 8,655,127 17,117,549 53,870,895
    2001 7,094,981 247,821 48,970 0 7,391,772 13,005,766 40,447,717
    2002 7,846,011 114,395 151,226 0 8,111,631 10,996,691 35,380,395
    "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 .9915 0 0 0 .9915 0 .9965
    2001 .8881 0 0 0 .8881 0 .8871
    2002 .9441 0 0 0 .9441 0 .9441
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