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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 2,118
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,404 26
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 750
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,752 31
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,228
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 18,502 31
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 156,602 31
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 156,602 31
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 151,504 26
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 156,712 31
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 156,510 31

    *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 179,455 52 0 0 179,507 97,168 NA
    1989 239,152 181 250 0 239,583 112,381 NA
    1990 248,017 125 750 0 248,892 295,624 NA
    1991 179,200 65 156 0 179,421 804,031 1,338,939
    1992 142,675 309 30 0 143,014 764,322 1,253,354
    1993 133,226 29 0 0 133,255 1,118,071 1,501,379
    1994 126,116 6 0 0 126,122 1,106,656 1,496,433
    1995 118,852 0 0 0 118,852 795,800 1,079,370
    1996 30,418 10 0 0 30,428 1,010,005 1,242,229
    1997 29,938 260 0 0 30,198 2,535,058 1,575,902
    1998 45,090 17 0 0 45,107 1,018,846 1,311,386
    1999 66,136 31 0 0 66,167 1,139,117 1,492,158
    2000 192,443 20 0 0 192,463 1,350,411 1,858,114
    2001 205,973 16 0 0 205,989 679,793 1,209,072
    2002 156,712 31 0 0 156,743 534,899 1,102,957
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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