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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 10,623 470
    Suspected Carcinogens 175 152
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 568,233 8,152
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,092 220
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 843,439 2,445
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,613 220
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 87,918 2,597
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 445,523 842
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 557,518 3,329
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 100,872
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 852,957 8,841
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,547 220
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 855,682 10,821
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 867,271 11,188
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 205,774 2,597

    *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 2,089,597 2,930 930 0 2,093,457 298,560 NA
    1989 1,949,203 195 0 0 1,949,398 322,743 NA
    1990 1,636,656 243 0 0 1,636,899 184,231 NA
    1991 1,073,818 130 250 0 1,074,198 2,543,389 4,146,105
    1992 503,818 612 0 0 504,430 2,412,673 3,310,196
    1993 447,025 560 0 0 447,585 1,642,902 3,689,799
    1994 469,172 575 505 0 470,252 2,776,753 4,072,558
    1995 1,191,700 3,349 85,321 0 1,280,370 4,225,004 5,912,666
    1996 897,079 908 121,598 0 1,019,585 3,731,090 5,047,395
    1997 705,952 786 0 0 706,738 8,271,425 5,095,035
    1998 798,784 753 0 0 799,537 3,892,885 5,169,092
    1999 979,435 1,010 0 0 980,445 3,244,209 5,289,106
    2000 1,016,567 23,522 0 0 1,040,089 3,432,170 4,532,458
    2001 671,437 14,052 0 0 685,489 4,927,717 5,653,811
    2002 867,271 11,188 0 0 878,459 5,321,308 6,388,794
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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