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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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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 170,140
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,616
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 177,245
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,793
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 190,803
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18,968
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 143,562 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 204,801
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,646,687
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 566
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,646,710
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 767
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,637,003
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,646,856 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,638,614 1

    *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 1,165,387 0 2,000,600 0 3,165,987 482,417 NA
    1989 1,200,020 2,263 228,100 0 1,430,383 157,965 NA
    1990 544,503 11 76,000 0 620,514 76,356 NA
    1991 1,592,205 0 108,000 0 1,700,205 406,190 4,736,021
    1992 1,686,108 0 129,300 0 1,815,408 179,473 5,988,295
    1993 1,687,696 0 139,900 0 1,827,596 157,631 6,106,772
    1994 1,506,589 5 147,887 0 1,654,481 389,425 6,684,803
    1995 1,952,559 0 90,570 0 2,043,129 321,076 4,304,927
    1996 1,800,739 0 205,885 0 2,006,624 1,262,590 5,318,850
    1997 1,808,096 0 83,725 0 1,891,821 1,597,169 5,124,277
    1998 2,309,042 0 80,497 0 2,389,539 845,668 9,527,592
    1999 2,026,289 0 87,449 0 2,113,738 1,883,650 14,656,707
    2000 3,628,920 0 73,790 0 3,702,710 2,335,091 15,104,048
    2001 3,235,664 0 105,288 0 3,340,952 2,802,260 16,624,872
    2002 2,650,670 2 115,508 0 2,766,180 3,250,883 16,245,468
    "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
    2001 .67 0 0 0 .67 0 .67
    2002 .662 0 0 0 .662 0 .662
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