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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 39,489 9
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,139 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 732,269 24
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,875 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 596,749 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 17,848 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 62,099 24
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 395,728 19
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 819,231 24
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 149
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,026,581 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 134 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 673,473 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,027,532 21
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 482,101 11

    *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 1,236,160 100 0 0 1,236,260 328,773 NA
    1989 1,073,695 0 250 0 1,073,945 714,155 NA
    1990 1,142,051 0 0 0 1,142,051 250,043 NA
    1991 880,003 105 5 0 880,113 748,700 4,453,914
    1992 1,022,454 60 0 0 1,022,514 818,418 4,477,488
    1993 925,751 60 0 0 925,811 822,219 4,838,127
    1994 1,004,132 50 5 0 1,004,187 516,470 3,268,803
    1995 832,572 775 0 0 833,347 815,184 3,505,225
    1996 765,572 815 5 0 766,392 772,266 2,001,050
    1997 1,136,813 760 0 0 1,137,573 2,197,320 2,851,985
    1998 1,202,223 10 4,500 0 1,206,733 1,113,010 6,305,479
    1999 1,306,600 15 6,000 0 1,312,615 412,968 4,516,130
    2000 1,099,147 15 0 0 1,099,162 708,809 3,975,272
    2001 1,189,769 23 0 0 1,189,792 547,257 2,395,842
    2002 1,077,516 29 21,449 0 1,098,994 482,070 2,087,071
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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