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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 22,998 1,345
    Suspected Carcinogens 225,658 10,389
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 989,947 463,104
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 213,615 292
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 752,561 2,725
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 68,157 286
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,304,231 12,478
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 440,019 15,004
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,349,862 124,309
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,124,816 267
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,242,741 241,034
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 32,295 290
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,595,465 241,788
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,016,478 256,095
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,634,834 135,714

    *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 6,760,398 2,483,386 10,886,320 0 20,130,104 3,589,152 NA
    1989 9,135,276 2,586,607 9,641,711 0 21,363,594 3,404,223 NA
    1990 8,690,293 3,232,598 9,050,642 0 20,973,533 3,360,104 NA
    1991 7,974,174 3,190,565 10,837,629 0 22,002,368 5,671,010 75,787,815
    1992 7,563,844 3,087,047 9,449,005 0 20,099,896 4,789,200 174,702,877
    1993 7,994,387 3,972,873 10,080,097 0 22,047,357 4,754,344 144,073,552
    1994 7,736,676 558,232 10,808,000 0 19,102,908 5,284,996 86,003,646
    1995 6,467,606 833,384 10,714,000 0 18,014,990 4,085,372 154,030,283
    1996 7,720,478 1,218,470 10,504,000 0 19,442,948 5,030,847 139,518,767
    1997 6,149,304 1,370,688 10,479,000 0 17,998,992 12,998,700 37,683,810
    1998 13,927,844 1,297,918 10,815,020 0 26,040,782 6,819,456 47,624,641
    1999 12,656,916 1,012,645 10,581,500 0 24,251,061 8,294,190 51,989,856
    2000 13,584,040 1,024,846 10,084,929 0 24,693,815 5,593,611 53,329,309
    2001 10,437,735 565,483 5,749,622 0 16,752,839 5,919,121 43,006,682
    2002 11,737,582 718,255 5,087,680 0 17,543,517 4,949,577 46,636,926
    "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 2.54 0 0 0 2.54 0 2.51
    2001 2.41 0 0 0 2.41 0 2.38
    2002 2.38 0 0 0 2.38 0 2.37
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