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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 11,641
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,105
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,098
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,499
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,469
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,318
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 85,070
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,064
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 85,566
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 70,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,219
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11,272
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,717
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 85,340
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 85,078

    *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 85,343 250 0 0 85,593 0 NA
    1989 92,673 0 0 0 92,673 0 NA
    1990 60,135 0 0 0 60,135 0 NA
    1991 47,246 10 0 0 47,256 224,286 64,154,234
    1992 53,448 10 0 8 53,466 325,710 73,670,256
    1993 25,571 55 6,900 0 32,526 346,342 67,684,736
    1994 25,016 0 0 0 25,016 341,648 60,798,251
    1995 35,088 0 7,800 0 42,888 377,326 42,918,494
    1996 59,030 0 7,200 0 66,230 285,216 47,097,324
    1997 49,628 0 8,800 0 58,428 489,470 59,141,294
    1998 11,506 0 97,880 0 109,386 243,602 71,437,388
    1999 12,497 0 59,513 0 72,010 6,370 74,856,485
    2000 91,003 0 55,604 0 146,607 5,748 53,104,554
    2001 87,431 0 41,326 0 128,756 8,982 44,333,664
    2002 85,649 0 57,681 0 143,330 4,081 63,996,497
    "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 1.50 0 .1036 0 1.60 0 1.60
    2001 1.62 0 2.01 0 3.63 0 3.62
    2002 1.57 0 2.98 0 4.55 0 4.55
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