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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 64,413
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,467
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 509,987
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 608
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,123
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 64,402
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 63,797
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 523,444
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 522,841
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 523,449
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 50,831

    *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 2,660,815 5 20 9 2,660,849 172,893 NA
    1989 5,546,621 255 76,346 5 5,623,227 315,270 NA
    1990 2,305,064 10 20 5 2,305,099 323,596 NA
    1991 1,802,900 10 3,000 5 1,805,915 387,659 4,665,216
    1992 912,220 0 78,374 0 990,594 469,374 3,165,032
    1993 572,154 0 0 0 572,154 574,042 2,673,678
    1994 250,187 29 0 0 250,216 381,283 968,295
    1995 838,712 0 0 0 838,712 389,817 1,484,715
    1996 801,829 0 0 0 801,829 386,100 1,407,112
    1997 760,394 0 0 0 760,394 875,689 1,420,303
    1998 758,143 0 0 0 758,143 85,720 967,052
    1999 716,385 0 11,115 0 727,500 1,634,874 2,474,056
    2000 647,902 0 0 0 647,902 768,423 1,541,556
    2001 545,008 0 0 0 545,008 756,446 1,428,655
    2002 523,455 0 0 0 523,455 507,111 2,060,477
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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