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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 1,078 .160
    Suspected Carcinogens 140,148
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 158,331 .160
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,157 .160
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 156,370
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 141,226 .160
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 156,797 .160
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 158,527 .160
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 251,251 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 251,537 255
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 887 .160
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 250,454 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 255,994 255
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 255,708 250

    *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 301,222 0 12,400 0 313,622 463,264 NA
    1989 409,060 187 17,000 0 426,247 223,612 NA
    1990 433,438 260 19,155 0 452,853 112,605 NA
    1991 357,740 1,255 9,579 0 368,574 269,290 994,158
    1992 231,825 1,255 12,705 0 245,785 214,123 748,777
    1993 242,315 750 8,147 0 251,212 234,340 772,565
    1994 178,500 750 8,080 0 187,330 342,810 850,479
    1995 253,526 750 3,788 0 258,064 315,110 909,053
    1996 275,181 750 2,176 0 278,107 465,310 1,127,444
    1997 358,467 750 2,352 0 361,569 1,144,560 1,321,064
    1998 315,631 505 1,980 0 318,116 497,763 1,308,043
    1999 300,370 255 0 0 300,625 651,150 1,242,626
    2000 277,928 255 0 0 278,183 582,441 1,424,513
    2001 250,749 255 0 0 251,004 662,859 1,437,181
    2002 255,994 255 0 0 256,249 707,413 1,607,657
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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