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Environmental Release Report: HOCKING County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HOCKING 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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    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 HOCKING 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: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 143 .020
    Suspected Carcinogens 15,946 25
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,568 .020
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 168 .020
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14,400
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,400
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,543 .020
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,543 .020
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,543 .020
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 14,568 .020
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 143 .020
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14,400
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,921 25
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 16,171 25

    *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 123,207 500 0 0 123,707 185,542 NA
    1989 93,971 1 0 0 93,972 92,363 NA
    1990 47,766 0 0 0 47,766 21,089 NA
    1991 63,869 6 0 0 63,875 169,819 178,608
    1992 67,101 6 0 0 67,107 97,948 247,739
    1993 16,449 25 0 0 16,474 51,447 67,859
    1994 2,465 38 0 0 2,503 29,973 32,009
    1995 2,151 32 0 0 2,183 113,159 115,195
    1996 2,382 48 0 0 2,430 260,381 262,318
    1997 2,096 22 0 0 2,118 430,136 216,994
    1998 2,076 23 0 0 2,099 136,574 146,590
    1999 2,041 20 0 0 2,061 224,353 226,364
    2000 1,910 9 0 0 1,919 124,477 126,377
    2001 1,794 5 0 0 1,799 50,755 52,527
    2002 16,339 25 0 0 16,364 81,155 102,914
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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