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Environmental Release Report: STARK County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in STARK 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 STARK 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: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 97,123 986
    Suspected Carcinogens 70,999 134
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 431,181 2,381
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49,124 289
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 309,350 1,347
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 160,936 136
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 280,757 3,145
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 365,689 1,232
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 438,778 10,443
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 828
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 498,051 10,984
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 13,106 287
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 438,393 11,479
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 555,124 13,120
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 378,370 2,375

    *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 4,030,968 104,393 11,259,073 0 15,394,434 20,004,832 NA
    1989 3,861,706 57,525 4,898,128 0 8,817,359 13,544,438 NA
    1990 3,560,644 41,752 1,095,045 0 4,697,441 7,892,028 NA
    1991 3,212,821 49,632 168,434 0 3,430,887 101,338,457 318,239,750
    1992 1,878,925 42,794 21,555 0 1,943,274 49,762,466 280,129,948
    1993 1,499,902 22,460 755 0 1,523,117 53,174,968 126,706,823
    1994 875,730 15,168 5 0 890,903 55,716,638 75,052,773
    1995 1,005,314 1,471,967 1,005 0 2,478,286 46,707,630 67,433,464
    1996 889,466 1,895,997 3,425 0 2,788,888 40,113,806 58,674,383
    1997 868,885 1,486,085 3,102 0 2,358,072 87,328,197 59,405,782
    1998 831,761 1,431,405 54,886 0 2,318,052 56,709,325 132,160,270
    1999 763,756 970,032 60,602 0 1,794,390 60,377,747 77,833,920
    2000 709,399 720,159 2,162 0 1,431,720 50,479,165 63,997,192
    2001 647,533 704,872 1,500 0 1,353,905 47,315,708 54,146,783
    2002 558,069 14,021 2,000 0 574,089 36,977,118 49,513,254
    "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 .26 0 0 0 .26 0 .26
    2001 .207 0 0 0 .207 0 .207
    2002 .207 0 0 0 .207 0 .203
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