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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 44270 (RITTMAN, OH)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 44270*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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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 201
    Suspected Carcinogens 17 .390
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,654 .390
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 246 .390
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,408
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 256,070
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 229
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 267,238 62
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 436,152
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,414 62
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 201
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,196 62
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 436,941 62
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 436,941 62

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 694,427 6,000 0 0 700,427 80,200 NA
    1989 641,944 2,160 0 0 644,104 45,737 NA
    1990 716,568 80,030 0 0 796,598 36,436 NA
    1991 817,303 31,913 0 0 849,216 38,798 1,646,042
    1992 695,765 23,191 0 0 718,956 10,812 1,301,711
    1993 622,522 6,938 0 0 629,460 11,317 1,238,317
    1994 515,234 328 0 0 515,562 7,240 782,741
    1995 481,396 32,018 0 0 513,414 11,041 777,317
    1996 458,883 54,593 0 0 513,476 4,499 638,597
    1997 386,400 660 0 0 387,060 0 478,244
    1998 433,695 45,092 0 0 478,787 1 483,770
    1999 359,570 364 0 0 359,934 0 347,584
    2000 375,124 59,753 4 0 434,882 1 434,925
    2001 416,492 575 1,505 0 418,572 1 418,660
    2002 437,158 62 859 0 438,080 0 438,080
    "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 .2386 0 0 0 .2386 0 .2386
    2001 .112 0 0 0 .112 0 .112
    2002 .2398 0 0 0 .2398 0 .2398
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