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Environmental Release Report: WAYNE County, OH
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WAYNE 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):
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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 WAYNE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 1,440 4
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,286 .390
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 129,574 2,705
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,300 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 143,162 2,700
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 27,859 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 702,529 79
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 80,524 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 819,501 2,896
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,051,811 2,760
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 143,835 2,837
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,430 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 106,140 2,832
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,133,589 2,909
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,077,518 2,824

    *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 1,392,248 8,841 258,247 0 1,659,336 3,613,064 NA
    1989 1,362,353 2,160 500 0 1,365,013 1,191,201 NA
    1990 1,554,741 80,040 500 0 1,635,281 4,093,354 NA
    1991 1,372,322 31,918 250 0 1,404,490 4,363,494 6,652,602
    1992 1,467,567 23,192 0 0 1,490,759 4,653,617 7,476,126
    1993 1,435,660 6,970 0 0 1,442,630 5,165,286 7,504,200
    1994 1,284,437 358 0 0 1,284,795 1,328,538 3,169,108
    1995 1,118,148 32,018 0 0 1,150,166 1,408,232 3,564,669
    1996 976,582 54,593 0 0 1,031,175 1,904,290 4,365,384
    1997 807,855 660 0 0 808,515 4,433,860 3,244,513
    1998 1,361,437 45,134 0 0 1,406,571 2,032,421 4,074,363
    1999 1,147,420 497 0 0 1,147,917 1,524,713 3,320,990
    2000 819,364 64,009 4 0 883,377 1,563,583 3,095,371
    2001 1,177,536 2,303 1,506 0 1,181,345 419,181 2,231,057
    2002 1,133,815 2,912 862 0 1,137,588 417,690 2,157,227
    "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 .5586 0 0 0 .5586 0 .5586
    2001 .402 0 0 0 .402 0 .402
    2002 .4998 0 0 0 .4998 0 .4998
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