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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:VANADIUM
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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 2,121
    Suspected Carcinogens 8,288
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74,493
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 44,188
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 40,919
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,761
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 709,076
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 157,632
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 665,515
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 578,110
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 85,367
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,089
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 73,466
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 741,033
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 663,478

    *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 960,341 0 0 0 960,341 936,304 NA
    1989 949,523 0 0 0 949,523 130,786 NA
    1990 866,634 10 0 0 866,644 232,484 NA
    1991 715,002 3 3,755 0 718,760 2,581,342 3,320,785
    1992 495,075 1 5 0 495,081 2,457,589 2,940,682
    1993 511,051 4 5 0 511,060 2,210,537 2,726,988
    1994 354,101 3 5 0 354,109 2,150,872 2,508,630
    1995 662,484 3 5 0 662,492 1,835,479 2,507,588
    1996 515,059 3 5 0 515,067 2,160,826 2,746,922
    1997 130,076 255 5 0 130,336 4,637,934 2,505,717
    1998 135,987 140 5 0 136,132 2,366,021 2,554,452
    1999 132,334 71 5 0 132,410 2,301,667 2,482,686
    2000 108,585 0 8 0 108,593 31,637 205,258
    2001 207,075 0 31,045 0 238,120 62,643 353,188
    2002 742,226 0 14,982 0 757,208 65,439 858,083
    "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
    2001 .1 0 .02 0 .12 0 .12
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