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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 96,779 141
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,028 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 320,025 210
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 38,201 22
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 278,124 187
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 60,759 15
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 827,922 633
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 258,140 169
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,053,320 87
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 900,877
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 434,534 73
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,001 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 295,672 218
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,226,139 772
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,105,400 155

    *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 5,015,432 3,939 2,914 0 5,022,285 5,100,055 NA
    1989 6,067,693 11,405 512 0 6,079,610 3,290,160 NA
    1990 4,881,850 16,007 245 0 4,898,102 3,587,021 NA
    1991 4,440,722 5,338 790 0 4,446,850 7,685,372 30,241,656
    1992 3,000,881 12,055 470 0 3,013,406 5,999,406 23,627,416
    1993 3,217,400 1,965 92,274 0 3,311,639 7,589,598 25,781,202
    1994 1,930,917 1,847 3,223 0 1,935,987 6,034,228 20,751,717
    1995 1,871,988 1,091 470 220 1,873,769 8,356,946 16,013,302
    1996 2,050,250 1,021 220 0 2,051,491 4,715,025 10,615,976
    1997 1,473,538 895 225 0 1,474,658 7,548,912 10,488,111
    1998 1,891,308 3,533 66,311 0 1,961,152 28,532,952 36,614,733
    1999 1,667,613 2,906 43,643 0 1,714,162 20,226,930 27,725,820
    2000 1,795,263 5,160 102,247 0 1,902,669 16,129,085 28,711,734
    2001 1,252,400 1,442 103,378 0 1,357,219 28,849,752 35,854,464
    2002 1,283,989 777 251,561 0 1,536,327 28,056,770 36,118,281
    "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 1.40 0 0 0 1.40 .26 1.66
    2001 1.40 0 0 0 1.40 .62 1.87
    2002 .13 0 0 0 .13 .035 .17
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