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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 65,700 19
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 60,895 328
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 46,050 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 80,338 321
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 126 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 46,098 19
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 126,425 328
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 126,414 316
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 126,366 263
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 118 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 126,307 327
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 127,423 328
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 127,401 269

    *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 747,356 5,740 640,520 0 1,393,616 77,695 NA
    1989 717,302 5,756 159,531 0 882,589 57,906 NA
    1990 849,260 2,158 6,620 0 858,038 94,667 NA
    1991 483,143 2,446 167,267 0 652,856 134,545 1,038,489
    1992 216,605 4,820 175,579 0 397,004 250,655 1,366,925
    1993 405,230 3,044 302,884 0 711,158 90,663 1,979,832
    1994 447,205 1,718 305,644 0 754,567 110,925 2,254,987
    1995 478,441 147 335,069 0 813,657 1,044,211 3,398,846
    1996 584,070 212 310,064 0 894,346 2,323,659 4,531,775
    1997 516,651 104 327,828 0 844,583 7,090,070 5,886,632
    1998 403,010 139 218,233 0 621,382 1,876,236 11,154,214
    1999 147,292 124 192,230 0 339,646 328,623 11,421,997
    2000 126,453 227 721,305 0 847,985 1,013,387 14,937,798
    2001 104,511 1,126 180,960 0 286,596 5,765,667 17,016,190
    2002 127,425 328 129,665 0 257,418 2,842,382 8,877,260
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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