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Environmental Release Report: KENAI PENINSULA County, AK
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KENAI PENINSULA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 KENAI PENINSULA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 15,944 25
    Suspected Carcinogens 2 19
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 49,105 38,620
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 27,683 29
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 130,869 1,870
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 16,456 14
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 41,450 41
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 124,385 1,891
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,789,110 26,636
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,821,130 26,633
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12,409 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,707,809 26,218
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,813,464 26,628
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,789,565 26,626

    *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 20,958,860 170,715 1,660 18 21,131,253 0 NA
    1989 18,604,215 253,850 9,915 0 18,867,980 3,500 NA
    1990 13,835,648 271,207 29,076 0 14,135,931 70 NA
    1991 11,364,250 242,748 5,112 150 11,612,260 1,036 14,330,463
    1992 8,782,618 279,056 437 192 9,062,303 245,461 10,853,461
    1993 4,916,861 311,356 183 192 5,228,592 452,407 7,044,933
    1994 4,686,023 217,773 558 185 4,904,539 353,930 7,868,924
    1995 4,456,732 35,037 1,376 188 4,493,333 7,365 6,613,712
    1996 4,922,623 65,160 3,763 420 4,991,966 235,585 8,475,375
    1997 3,716,284 76,053 198 430 3,792,965 441,628 7,037,885
    1998 1,755,552 96,428 160 256 1,852,396 43,269 3,880,656
    1999 1,573,370 94,091 591 256 1,668,308 1,732 3,807,205
    2000 1,575,845 92,396 1,414 256 1,669,911 1,283 4,526,257
    2001 1,550,443 71,702 1,365 11 1,623,520 35,335 4,771,252
    2002 1,821,132 63,753 1,219 11 1,886,115 336,386 5,232,330
    "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
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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