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

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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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    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 11,225
    Suspected Carcinogens 46,785
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 70,522
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 413,025
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 58,004
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 68,549
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 80,319
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 90,349
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,030
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 413,530
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 403,738
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 424,073
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 77,831

    *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 1,199,153 0 0 0 1,199,153 56,009 NA
    1989 1,177,623 250 0 0 1,177,873 27,676 NA
    1990 1,210,895 250 0 0 1,211,145 86,191 NA
    1991 710,466 15 0 0 710,481 4,063,440 4,989,262
    1992 469,063 4 0 0 469,067 656,745 1,490,094
    1993 352,809 5 0 0 352,814 282,556 2,040,722
    1994 450,395 14 0 0 450,409 303,488 1,807,531
    1995 502,151 14 40,320 0 542,485 363,495 1,232,848
    1996 519,348 14 0 0 519,362 394,912 1,203,253
    1997 514,812 14 0 0 514,826 806,350 1,222,166
    1998 494,196 14 0 0 494,210 316,748 1,132,562
    1999 423,266 11 0 0 423,277 214,251 871,972
    2000 472,568 0 0 0 472,568 188,616 891,321
    2001 169,379 0 0 0 169,379 192,154 646,094
    2002 424,074 0 0 0 424,074 99,055 917,464
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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