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Environmental Release Report: SUMMIT County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SUMMIT 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 SUMMIT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 49,734 69
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,010 13
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,066,597 1,085
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 161,329 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 144,624 439
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 42,708 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 639,045 781
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 278,629 588
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 743,539 526
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 577,273
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 338,124 742
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11,770 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 295,300 620
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 919,272 1,440
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 874,732 936

    *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 4,124,062 34,003 5,721 0 4,163,786 7,148,019 NA
    1989 3,577,079 16,671 220 0 3,593,970 4,951,969 NA
    1990 3,036,997 18,394 30 0 3,055,421 3,047,155 NA
    1991 2,911,877 22,921 375 0 2,935,173 2,266,977 10,466,607
    1992 2,254,036 610 250 0 2,254,896 3,150,782 15,602,360
    1993 1,498,991 667 250 0 1,499,908 2,943,328 7,509,678
    1994 2,185,217 902 254 0 2,186,373 2,779,809 7,700,311
    1995 2,530,554 848 0 0 2,531,402 4,022,364 9,235,360
    1996 1,738,078 1,064 8,133 0 1,747,275 3,559,947 9,880,732
    1997 1,905,975 753 2,614 0 1,909,342 6,954,268 10,531,309
    1998 1,902,043 790 6,445 0 1,909,278 4,208,786 8,810,087
    1999 1,817,257 1,689 258 0 1,819,204 3,570,651 9,818,544
    2000 1,749,351 1,906 3,281 0 1,754,538 4,060,955 8,386,474
    2001 1,514,603 1,632 76,499 0 1,592,734 3,775,817 7,799,993
    2002 1,689,414 1,440 3,717 0 1,694,571 3,525,836 7,795,675
    "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 .2044 0 0 0 .2044 0 .2044
    2001 .2022 0 0 0 .2022 0 .2022
    2002 .1914 0 0 0 .1914 0 .1914
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