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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 93,101 318
    Suspected Carcinogens 44,693 511
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 557,077 819
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 172,262 56
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 511,385 513
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 109,001 .100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,278,203 3,379
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 433,409 2,286
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,748,201 577
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,997,531
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 768,267 5,526
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 23,441 56
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 570,715 5,477
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,516,441 9,288
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,447,516 2,123

    *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 4,813,646 824 25,235 62,850 4,902,555 1,023,391 NA
    1989 4,871,013 578 50,733 129,000 5,051,324 1,471,583 NA
    1990 4,790,392 1,624 6,807 53,865 4,852,688 749,755 NA
    1991 4,078,093 348 0 38,625 4,117,066 2,619,142 20,760,754
    1992 3,485,284 342 55 43,004 3,528,685 2,733,578 19,277,499
    1993 3,063,878 438 290 7,707 3,072,313 3,525,045 21,068,592
    1994 2,866,649 851 755 27,007 2,895,262 4,291,356 21,198,455
    1995 1,600,841 417 255 29,007 1,630,520 4,026,843 19,282,734
    1996 989,480 364 28,503 2,320 1,020,667 4,274,726 18,774,101
    1997 1,009,790 40 16 1,720 1,011,566 9,411,967 18,804,028
    1998 7,679,439 4,003 2,609 6,432 7,692,483 5,248,935 27,954,864
    1999 6,420,141 6,201 1,883 13,035 6,441,260 5,517,733 27,323,829
    2000 3,682,849 2,836 2,878 13,132 3,701,695 4,182,300 24,975,502
    2001 3,576,737 12,080 14 6,529 3,595,360 3,064,343 25,254,961
    2002 4,524,863 12,394 10 14,068 4,551,335 1,392,976 24,742,728
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.16 0 0 0 1.16 0 1.15
    2001 1.53 0 0 0 1.53 0 1.53
    2002 1.46 0 0 0 1.46 0 1.94
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