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Environmental Release Report: PUTNAM County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PUTNAM County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 PUTNAM County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    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 16
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 50,531
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,881
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 39,306
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,134
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35,574
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 48,422
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,299
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 765
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 73,501
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 53,333
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 66,957
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 59,304

    *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 582,150 250 0 0 582,400 637,050 NA
    1989 622,664 0 0 0 622,664 2,583,450 NA
    1990 401,010 0 0 0 401,010 1,522,885 NA
    1991 506,078 0 0 0 506,078 2,049,206 4,556,808
    1992 371,271 210 4,000 0 375,481 1,776,947 3,536,793
    1993 443,992 0 0 0 443,992 2,106,891 3,632,079
    1994 426,373 0 0 0 426,373 2,193,306 3,536,352
    1995 275,363 0 0 0 275,363 3,000,897 4,619,404
    1996 211,304 0 0 0 211,304 2,494,029 3,975,566
    1997 104,937 0 0 0 104,937 5,204,510 3,657,245
    1998 52,458 0 0 0 52,458 2,757,857 3,862,524
    1999 34,003 0 0 0 34,003 2,514,258 3,504,783
    2000 26,692 0 0 0 26,692 2,254,600 3,338,587
    2001 43,081 0 0 0 43,081 1,966,610 2,690,600
    2002 74,276 0 0 0 74,276 2,904,458 3,997,675
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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