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Environmental Release Report: INDIANA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in INDIANA*
    Cleanest/Best States Percentile Dirtiest/Worst States
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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 INDIANA

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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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: LEAD 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 3,553,728 17,208
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,581,609 28,698
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,900,940 27,668,373
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,856,625 7,799
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,258,162 1,919,485
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 8,429,139 17,944
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 43,225,498 69,969
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 22,245,419 1,950,204
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 55,131,777 1,970,738
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 42,361,194 670
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 38,582,718 2,037,284
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 368,714 6,141
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,171,579 129,888
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 75,951,908 2,108,801
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 67,513,836 153,050

    *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 119,848,758 5,365,889 190,877,845 37,805,650 353,898,142 155,935,740 NA
    1989 117,305,639 5,419,839 50,514,893 32,663,116 205,903,487 67,883,507 NA
    1990 109,368,985 2,881,454 46,796,127 9,175,688 168,222,254 59,620,086 NA
    1991 94,544,548 1,659,975 35,979,587 2,361,080 134,545,190 382,869,311 1,100,159,054
    1992 85,291,677 1,059,070 33,560,727 3,777,831 123,689,305 1,109,106,621 1,173,440,572
    1993 77,313,267 778,059 12,792,343 7,342,421 98,226,090 485,454,743 1,223,555,656
    1994 71,389,508 558,373 2,378,832 4,526,906 78,853,619 257,038,810 833,512,130
    1995 70,573,627 2,357,535 6,843,418 3,398 79,777,978 260,560,975 934,985,229
    1996 62,901,811 2,389,013 8,207,134 1,174,432 74,672,390 283,993,666 828,170,095
    1997 56,870,167 2,311,707 17,327,826 1,262,661 77,772,361 525,340,563 795,428,008
    1998 97,280,098 2,433,030 32,146,092 1,040,393 132,899,613 346,918,963 1,023,393,214
    1999 100,182,313 6,894,995 32,154,583 890,265 140,122,156 259,843,839 875,068,296
    2000 89,650,948 17,951,843 32,735,290 1,026,106 141,364,187 247,159,617 1,025,171,567
    2001 77,304,038 20,134,007 30,067,069 1,074,724 128,579,838 271,728,867 1,039,498,609
    2002 79,243,394 27,886,616 28,593,482 999,947 136,723,440 242,825,086 1,060,341,658
    "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 191 .0263 19.60 0 210 245 1,326
    2001 185 .01654 123 0 308 233 1,774
    2002 208 .01654 75.00 0 283 .01288 1,650
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