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Environmental Release Report: KAUAI County, HI
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KAUAI County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    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 KAUAI 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:LEAD
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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 824 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,170 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,729 8
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,405 14
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 824 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,829 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,397 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 16,326 10
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,896
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 17,582 22
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 629 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,807 16
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 28,478 22
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 27,222 10

    *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 6 0 38,000 0 38,006 0 NA
    1989 250 0 0 0 250 0 NA
    1990 255 0 5 0 260 0 NA
    1991 255 0 62,805 0 63,060 0 62,820
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 30,425 0 0 0 30,425 0 30,390
    1999 30,425 0 0 0 30,425 0 30,425
    2000 13,877 0 0 0 13,877 0 13,877
    2001 16,132 0 0 0 16,132 1 16,246
    2002 28,478 22 0 0 28,500 108 25,536
    "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 .3325 0 0 0 .3325 0 .3325
    2001 .358 0 0 0 .358 0 .358
    2002 .306 0 0 0 .306 0 .306
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