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Environmental Release Report: MEDINA County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MEDINA 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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    Rank counties in OHIO or facilities in MEDINA County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 MEDINA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 552
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,567
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 66,707
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,854
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 109,879
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,276
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 116,984 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 66,462
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 140,855
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 73,403
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 127,378
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 124,068
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 202,514 3
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 139,405

    *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 259,135 5 0 0 259,140 844,665 NA
    1989 474,315 7 0 0 474,322 948,706 NA
    1990 398,934 257 20 5 399,216 918,155 NA
    1991 294,691 253 0 0 294,944 2,488,755 9,226,447
    1992 321,710 269 3 0 321,982 2,543,513 9,332,492
    1993 231,229 254 0 0 231,483 2,863,648 10,067,102
    1994 129,377 257 0 0 129,634 2,274,044 9,944,233
    1995 189,136 11 0 0 189,147 2,083,047 10,089,842
    1996 145,485 261 594 0 146,340 1,573,726 2,567,283
    1997 71,294 11 0 0 71,305 5,739,377 2,986,338
    1998 56,148 6 15 0 56,169 3,722,175 3,787,303
    1999 96,458 8 4,313 0 100,779 2,634,182 2,741,774
    2000 198,873 9 23,917 0 222,799 2,995,695 3,204,213
    2001 238,832 8 18,084 0 256,924 2,359,254 2,619,427
    2002 203,034 3 18,973 0 222,010 1,605,019 2,335,855
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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