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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 5,868
    Suspected Carcinogens 117
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 266,142
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 47,324
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 217,090
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 154,913
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 87,247
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 259,801
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 214,298
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 34,217
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 328,642
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,413
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 168,230
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 372,413
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 177,265

    *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 1,753,242 4,000 0 0 1,757,242 2,632,135 NA
    1989 1,519,117 0 0 0 1,519,117 2,130,733 NA
    1990 1,401,614 0 10 0 1,401,624 1,653,207 NA
    1991 1,415,529 0 265 0 1,415,794 2,651,238 10,415,505
    1992 1,068,294 0 25 0 1,068,319 2,685,846 9,333,560
    1993 712,610 0 35 0 712,645 2,188,533 7,931,756
    1994 603,610 0 30 0 603,640 2,667,891 6,734,893
    1995 766,641 0 20 0 766,661 3,424,305 6,828,670
    1996 803,814 0 20 0 803,834 2,540,685 6,586,516
    1997 686,650 0 25 0 686,675 4,551,652 5,085,859
    1998 759,447 0 20 0 759,467 2,334,881 5,131,855
    1999 735,866 0 20 0 735,886 3,023,774 5,897,317
    2000 651,670 0 45 0 651,715 2,632,424 5,110,778
    2001 588,806 0 5 0 588,811 3,300,095 5,504,477
    2002 372,426 0 0 0 372,426 3,828,616 5,860,907
    "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 .21 0 0 0 .21 0 .21
    2001 .21 0 0 0 .21 0 .21
    2002 .25 0 0 0 .25 0 .25
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