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Environmental Release Report: PORTAGE County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PORTAGE 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 PORTAGE 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 PORTAGE 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 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 99,058 .100
    Suspected Carcinogens 52,494
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 203,919 .100
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,625 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 255,153
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 85,171
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 76,977 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 268,874 .100
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 281,063 .100
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 283,892 .100
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 139 .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 283,277
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 285,890 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 189,920

    *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 691,533 2,500 7,164 0 701,197 134,706 NA
    1989 585,098 2,005 2,250 0 589,353 536,510 NA
    1990 511,326 280 8,225 0 519,831 413,857 NA
    1991 674,632 5 25 0 674,662 902,709 2,653,296
    1992 486,015 10 1,819 0 487,844 969,411 2,496,136
    1993 384,632 5 1 0 384,638 754,327 2,294,523
    1994 369,971 10 0 0 369,981 501,086 2,135,936
    1995 546,933 6 251 0 547,190 448,650 1,789,067
    1996 478,446 10 361 0 478,817 594,611 2,128,066
    1997 456,585 7 258 0 456,850 1,157,931 1,966,450
    1998 329,155 13 1 0 329,169 624,006 2,259,256
    1999 238,080 16 1 0 238,097 531,601 2,943,085
    2000 253,217 17 2 0 253,236 601,049 1,908,610
    2001 259,484 17 252 0 259,753 515,234 1,700,260
    2002 286,323 5 11,611 0 297,938 692,154 1,969,857
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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