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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE
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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 56,166
    Suspected Carcinogens 30,714
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 531,274
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25,579
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 427,233
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 58,364
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 271,267
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 475,681
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 667,564
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 107,349
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 582,277
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,001
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 396,356
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 725,458
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 452,285

    *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 1,054,928 1,250 880 0 1,057,058 989,566 NA
    1989 1,293,879 1,500 0 0 1,295,379 847,411 NA
    1990 1,293,107 0 0 0 1,293,107 1,324,024 NA
    1991 1,040,751 0 390 0 1,041,141 885,931 2,462,869
    1992 1,331,154 0 21,809 0 1,352,963 1,195,155 3,408,451
    1993 965,608 0 0 0 965,608 709,916 2,615,616
    1994 678,951 0 0 0 678,951 2,516,886 3,556,275
    1995 980,486 0 0 0 980,486 22,369,040 22,928,385
    1996 858,874 0 0 0 858,874 568,584 1,840,808
    1997 588,107 0 6,597 0 594,704 649,840 1,281,428
    1998 889,846 0 0 2,717,000 3,606,846 654,262 4,528,758
    1999 918,088 0 0 13,360,000 14,278,088 564,271 14,977,008
    2000 892,318 0 5 16,932,740 17,825,063 471,170 18,525,804
    2001 1,008,335 0 53,651 16,266,250 17,328,237 577,998 18,047,559
    2002 725,459 0 7,396 16,019,978 16,752,834 400,012 17,423,425
    "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 .838 0 2.78 .1 3.72 0 3.74
    2001 .87 0 .05 0 .92 0 .92
    2002 .85 0 2.48 421 424 0 425
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