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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 116 53
    Suspected Carcinogens 51,006 18
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 56,738 6,446
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,237 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 54,501 64
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 49,553
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 133,846 138
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 57,588 92
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 131,835 355
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 114,210
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 56,248 376
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 97 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 56,956 411
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 175,546 502
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 172,160 69

    *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 581,146 1,017 18 0 582,181 9,897,322 NA
    1989 650,172 22,802 0 0 672,974 11,565,267 NA
    1990 620,982 3,355 40 10 624,387 4,592,295 NA
    1991 411,615 287 0 0 411,902 2,819,290 23,976,813
    1992 349,877 409 0 0 350,286 5,644,147 24,949,302
    1993 355,602 424 25 0 356,051 5,897,991 23,538,297
    1994 254,365 726 25 0 255,116 3,190,755 19,467,245
    1995 184,473 390 20 0 184,883 3,694,845 4,468,609
    1996 148,107 13,980 2,040 0 164,127 6,240,581 11,885,795
    1997 115,727 498 2,318 0 118,543 17,249,318 13,822,885
    1998 224,720 329 2,022 0 227,071 6,422,315 10,198,519
    1999 222,741 8,034 640 0 231,415 6,022,884 10,583,552
    2000 250,480 8,896 1,640 0 261,016 8,072,892 12,610,825
    2001 295,803 6,819 640 0 303,262 7,084,818 10,793,865
    2002 175,642 6,884 520 0 183,046 8,025,865 11,859,321
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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