§ 1041-21. Collection of Pollution Data  


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  • The Office of Environmental Quality shall collect pollution data for the City and may rely upon information from such services or databases as: (1) the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), which is available on EPA's website and which measures cumulative adverse environmental impact from toxic releases to air, water and land by various facilities; (2) the release of OSHA carcinogens on the TRI database, which is available on EPA's website and which measures on-site releases by various facilities; (3) the number of superfund sites on U.S. EPA's Envirofacts database or other databases; (4) actual measured air quality from monitors operated by a federal, state, or local governmental agency, and (5) the number of facilities reporting releases of criteria pollutants as listed on Ohio EPA's "Emission Inventory Point Source Data" or on U.S. EPA databases. The Office of Environmental Quality shall publish bi-annual reports identifying statistical pollution data for the entire City, including, to the extent available, a breakdown of such data by neighborhood.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 0210-2009, § 1, eff. July 24, 2009)