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Environmental Release Report: TUSCARAWAS County, OH
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TUSCARAWAS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 TUSCARAWAS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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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 23,620 216
    Suspected Carcinogens 700 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 406,196 235
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,337 .520
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 357,291 246
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,946 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 254,640 230
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 108,454 247
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 567,564 1,037
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 466,929
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 415,708 1,247
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 334 .520
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 383,020 1,234
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 632,768 1,247
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 604,699 1,247

    *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 929,917 50,680 25,321 0 1,005,918 22,563,083 NA
    1989 986,434 43,721 17,620 0 1,047,775 889,576 NA
    1990 983,162 25,167 19,676 0 1,028,005 371,305 NA
    1991 1,045,155 27,652 9,624 0 1,082,431 4,749,310 10,951,247
    1992 820,971 24,113 9,400 0 854,484 5,048,382 11,995,327
    1993 713,026 22,537 9,400 0 744,963 5,810,484 12,163,178
    1994 737,319 11,557 9,400 0 758,276 3,182,856 7,920,302
    1995 680,342 12,773 44,400 0 737,515 5,021,856 9,538,963
    1996 585,754 2,931 50,155 0 638,840 5,357,338 8,663,396
    1997 702,659 3,217 58,400 0 764,276 14,623,368 10,908,544
    1998 631,447 2,966 359,400 0 993,813 5,928,600 8,916,838
    1999 610,148 3,411 68,240 0 681,799 6,519,171 10,347,703
    2000 558,003 1,297 341,258 0 900,558 5,324,366 9,256,107
    2001 706,772 1,576 501,454 0 1,209,802 4,285,712 7,236,644
    2002 663,046 1,248 485,113 0 1,149,407 3,376,585 6,500,596
    "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 1.74 0 0 0 1.74 165 167
    2001 1.66 0 0 0 1.66 157 158
    2002 1.54 0 0 0 1.54 146 147
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