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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACRYLONITRILE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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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 3,256 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,867 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 642,944 41
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,300 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,314 25
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,916 9
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,386 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,820 19
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,559 48
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,869 41
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,280 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,038 19
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,383 55
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,003 62

    *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 811,150 1,810 3,740 0 816,700 689,342 NA
    1989 727,398 828 3,192 0 731,418 366,424 NA
    1990 842,501 22,765 3,170 0 868,436 214,308 NA
    1991 775,313 30,416 3,270 0 808,999 349,841 2,937,168
    1992 615,762 19,455 3,005 0 638,222 883,451 2,807,517
    1993 770,918 24,551 5,400 0 800,869 908,900 2,831,685
    1994 1,351,362 33,251 6,570 0 1,391,183 584,795 3,489,269
    1995 1,446,813 10,358 4,920 0 1,462,091 763,061 3,966,095
    1996 1,465,671 501 6,597 0 1,472,769 900,913 5,108,778
    1997 1,453,776 681 2,153 0 1,456,610 4,393,922 7,494,062
    1998 1,080,539 793 801 0 1,082,133 2,293,958 6,010,572
    1999 1,016,170 490 583 0 1,017,243 1,408,037 4,461,116
    2000 1,035,873 247 150 0 1,036,270 892,349 2,640,473
    2001 744,343 194 23 0 744,560 1,232,476 2,458,401
    2002 643,563 76 0 0 643,639 2,892,587 3,741,372
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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