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Environmental Release Report: LUCAS County, OH
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LUCAS 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:
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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 LUCAS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 143,031 1,013
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,374 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,509,632 1,341
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 101,321 206
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,351,027 1,122
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 82,264 31
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 480,135 5,662
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,329,175 744
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,838,814 5,815
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 229,168
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,884,858 12,531
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 27,326 176
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,457,903 13,120
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,056,205 17,805
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,683,027 6,871

    *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 7,402,342 37,417 27,434 5 7,467,198 5,821,284 NA
    1989 6,117,548 27,561 737,150 0 6,882,259 3,338,684 NA
    1990 4,424,980 30,851 408,722 0 4,864,553 2,412,112 NA
    1991 3,924,531 18,736 518,179 0 4,461,446 4,740,206 320,143,943
    1992 3,437,813 15,431 240,241 0 3,693,485 11,010,998 327,559,844
    1993 3,263,041 31,323 276,236 0 3,570,600 9,544,454 323,007,849
    1994 3,795,850 21,206 220,180 0 4,037,236 8,645,910 43,391,336
    1995 3,376,429 3,966 1,343 0 3,381,738 11,484,625 42,153,521
    1996 3,355,778 3,910 557 0 3,360,245 17,921,042 48,478,212
    1997 3,646,155 11,877 3,731 0 3,661,763 37,432,502 43,696,770
    1998 3,862,013 10,480 50,594,933 255 54,467,681 18,413,281 98,879,991
    1999 3,429,240 4,959 38,664,165 0 42,098,364 19,463,662 90,272,908
    2000 3,422,676 4,122 17,431,892 0 20,858,689 29,720,579 77,592,892
    2001 2,745,723 19,018 13,326,266 0 16,091,007 15,160,305 40,605,602
    2002 2,089,056 18,228 16,093,256 0 18,200,541 14,600,424 43,779,948
    "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 .567 .286 0 0 .853 0 3.31
    2001 1.08 .36 2.20 0 3.64 0 3.64
    2002 .826 .36 .56 0 1.75 0 1.75
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