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Environmental Release Report: MONROE County, OH
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONROE 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 MONROE 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 MONROE 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 260
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 364,104
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 261
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 363,843
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 261
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 308
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 261
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 364,406
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 363,891
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 784,825
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 260
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 364,099
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 364,406
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 784,617

    *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 2,404,321 18,406 0 0 2,422,727 17,129,849 NA
    1989 664,298 750 0 0 665,048 0 NA
    1990 388,757 0 0 0 388,757 0 NA
    1991 359,795 0 0 0 359,795 94,000 3,585,527
    1992 369,545 0 0 0 369,545 202,000 4,099,071
    1993 322,545 0 0 0 322,545 211,000 3,938,608
    1994 282,535 0 0 0 282,535 0 2,481,581
    1995 358,795 0 0 0 358,795 0 4,296,088
    1996 358,520 0 0 0 358,520 0 4,296,047
    1997 358,010 0 0 0 358,010 0 4,296,010
    1998 1,267,155 0 0 0 1,267,155 394,000 5,586,011
    1999 1,481,155 0 0 0 1,481,155 367,000 10,019,911
    2000 1,220,510 0 0 0 1,220,510 319,000 3,689,010
    2001 839,731 0 0 0 839,731 248,800 3,567,273
    2002 784,872 0 0 0 784,872 0 3,313,929
    "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 3.16 0 0 0 3.16 0 3.16
    2001 2.83 0 0 0 2.83 0 2.83
    2002 .49 0 0 0 .49 0 .49
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