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2012 State Fact Sheet

2013 Dataset (released March 2015) See Note  

OHIO


Reported Disposal or Other Releases and Other Waste Management Activities (in pounds)
Total
On-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills
 Class I Wells 14,737,033
 RCRA Subtitle C Landfills 1,184,627
 Other Landfills 13,969,518
SubTotal 29,891,178
Other On-site Disposal or Other Releases
 Fugitive Air Emissions 4,849,770
 Point Source Air Emissions 39,691,107
 Surface Water Discharges 7,565,689
 Class II-V Wells 0
 Land Treatment 133,301
 RCRA Subtitle C Surface Impoundment 82,610
 Other Surface Impoundments 6,199,160
 Other Land Disposal 325,704
SubTotal 58,847,341
Total On-site Disposal or Other Releases 88,738,519

Off-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills
 Underground Injection to Class I Wells 1,448,614
 RCRA Subtitle C Landfills 5,069,879
 Other Landfills 12,255,214
SubTotal 18,773,707
Other Off-site Disposal or Other Releases
 Storage Only 548,104
 Solidification/Stabilization (metals only) 4,033,617
 Wastewater Treatment (metals only) 811,513
 Transfers to POTWs (metals only) 151,415
 Underground Injection to Class II-V Wells 212,350
 RCRA Subtitle C Surface Impoundment 10,624
 Other Surface Impoundments 17,685
 Land Treatment 267,643
 Other Land Disposal 2,289,787
 Other Off-site Management 233,291
 Transfers to Waste Broker for Disposal 1,266,798
 Unknown 220,544
SubTotal 10,063,372
Total Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 28,838,593

Total On- and Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 117,577,112


Transfers Off-site for Further Waste Management (in pounds)
294,299,280
 Recycling 192,829,228
 Energy Recovery 33,163,364
 Treatment 14,082,518
 POTWs 22,876,757
    Metals and Metal Compounds 151,415
    Non-metal TRI Chemicals 22,725,342
 Other Off-site Transfers 694
 Other Transfers Off-site for Disposal or Other Releases 31,346,719

 
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State/TRI Data
Population 11,353,140
Square Miles 44,825
Total Facilities 1,378
  Total Forms 5,421
  Form As 573
 

On- and Off-site Waste Management (in pounds)

Total
 Recycled On-site 102,719,565
 Recycled Off-site 192,831,565
 Energy Recovery On-site 113,682,023
 Energy Recovery Off-site 33,151,658
 Treated On-site 380,024,438
 Treated Off-site 35,519,309
 Total On-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and Other Landfills 29,896,072
 Total other On-site Disposal or Other Releases 58,828,313
 Total Off-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and Other Landfills 20,429,715
 Total other Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 12,250,773
Total Production-related Waste Managed 979,333,431

Non-production-Related Waste Managed 188,806


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Reporting year (RY) 2013 is the most recent TRI data available. Facilities reporting to TRI were required to submit RY 2013 data to EPA by July 1, 2014. TRI Explorer is using an updated data set (released to the public in March 2015). This dataset includes revisions for the years 1988 to 2013 processed by EPA, after the National Analysis Dataset was released. Revisions submitted to EPA after this time are not reflected in TRI Explorer reports. TRI data may also be obtained through EPA Envirofacts.

Users of TRI information should be aware that TRI data reflect releases and other waste management activities of chemicals, not whether (or to what degree) the public has been exposed to those chemicals. Release estimates alone are not sufficient to determine exposure or to calculate potential adverse effects on human health and the environment. TRI data, in conjunction with other information, can be used as a starting point in evaluating exposures that may result from releases and other waste management activities which involve toxic chemicals. The determination of potential risk depends upon many factors, including the toxicity of the chemical, the fate of the chemical, and the amount and duration of human or other exposure to the chemical after it is released.

On-site Disposal or Other Releases include Underground Injection to Class I Wells (Section 5.4.1), RCRA Subtitle C Landfills (5.5.1A), Other Landfills (5.5.1B), Fugitive or Non-point Air Emissions (5.1), Stack or Point Air Emissions (5.2), Surface Water Discharges (5.3), Class II-V Wells (5.4.2), Land Treatment/Application Farming (5.5.2), Surface Impoundments (5.5.3) and Other Land Disposal (5.5.4). Off-site Disposal or Other Releases include from Section 6.2 Underground Injection (M71), RCRA Subtitle C Landfills (M65), Other Landfills (M64, M72), Storage Only (M10), Solidification/Stabilization - Metals and Metal Compounds only (M41 or M40), Wastewater Treatment (excluding POTWs) - Metals and Metal Compounds only (M62 or M61), Surface Impoundments (M63), Land Treatment (M73), Other Land Disposal (M79), Other Off-site Management (M90), Transfers to Waste Broker - Disposal (M94, M91), and Unknown (M99) and, from Section 6.1 Transfers to POTWs (metals and metal compounds only).

Off-site disposal or other releases show only net off-site disposal or other releases, that is, off-site disposal or other releases transferred to other TRI facilities reporting such transfers as on-site disposal or other releases are not included to avoid double counting.

Transfers to Recycling are Section 6.2, sum of Solvents/Organics Recovery (M20), Metals Recovery (M24), Other Reuse or Recovery (M26), Acid Regeneration (M28) and Transfer to Waste Broker - Recycling (M93)). Transfers to Energy Recovery are Section 6.2, sum of Energy Recovery (M56) and Transfer to Waste Broker - Energy Recovery (M92)). Transfers to Treatment are Section 6.2, sum of Solidification/Stabilization (M40, except for metals and metal compounds), Incineration/Thermal Treatment (M50), Incineration/Insignificant Fuel Value (M54), Wastewater Treatment (excluding POTWs) (M61, except for metals and metal compounds), Other Waste Treatment (M69) and Transfer to Waste Broker - Waste Treatment (M95)). Transfers to POTWs (non-metals) are Section 6.1 (except metals and metal compounds). Transfers to POTWs (metals and metal compounds) are Section 6.1 (metals and metal compounds only). Other off-site transfers are Section 6.2 sum of amounts with no code or invalid code.
Other transfers off-site to disposal or other releases do not include transfers to POTWS of metals and metal compounds and are Section 6.2, sum of Underground Injection (M71), RCRA Subtitle C Landfills (M65), Other Landfills (M64), Storage Only (M10), Solidification/Stabilization - Metals and Metal Compounds only (M41), Solidification/Stabilization (M40 metals and metal compounds only), Wastewater Treatment (excluding POTWs) - Metals and Metal Compounds only (M62), Wastewater Treatment (excluding POTWs) (M61 metals and metal compounds only), Surface Impoundments (M63), Land Treatment (M73), Other Land Disposal (M79), Other Off-site Management (M90), Transfers to Waste Broker - Disposal (M94 or M91), and Unknown (M99).

A choropleth map is a map which colors regions or areas according to the value of data defined for that area. The choropleth maps presented here color states, or counties, according to aggregations of TRI data reported by facilities in that area. Coloring an area with one color is not meant to imply that the TRI amounts are uniformly distributed throughout that area; instead it should be interpreted as a color representing, for example, the total amounts reported by facilities in that area. Choropleth maps are one of the most commonly used means of displaying areal data.

Population for states and Puerto Rico from http://www.census.gov/popest/data/intercensal/state/tables/ST-EST00INT-01.xls Exit Disclaimer
For Island areas from http://2010.census.gov/news/press-kits/island-areas/island-areas.html Exit Disclaimer
Square miles from http://www.census.gov/population/censusdata/90den_stco.txt Exit Disclaimer

Total Facilities is the number of facilities located within the jurisdiction that submitted at least one TRI Form during the selected reporting year (RY). Total Forms is the number of TRI Forms submitted from facilities located within the jurisdiction for the RY. Form As is the number of TRI Form As submitted by facilities located within the jurisdiction for the RY.

On- and Off-site Waste Management from Section 8, Column B (Recycled On-site (8.4), Recycled Off-site (8.5), Energy Recovery (8.2), Energy Recovery (8.3), Treated On-site (8.6), Treated Off-site (8.7) and Quantity Disposed of or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site (8.1)). Non-production-related waste managed from Section 8.8.

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