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Environmental Release Report: ALLEN County, KS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ALLEN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    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:

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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 ALLEN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 .028
    Suspected Carcinogens 109
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,110
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 19
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,091
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 19
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 40,341
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,188
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41,370
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 40,182
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,079
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,219
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 41,401
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,401

    *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 94,400 0 0 0 94,400 115,550 NA
    1989 100,205 0 0 0 100,205 32,176 NA
    1990 70,180 0 0 0 70,180 46,575 NA
    1991 64,682 0 1,100 0 65,782 29,778 177,335,868
    1992 16,723 0 600 0 17,323 407,862 219,470,194
    1993 16,124 0 700 0 16,824 401,964 220,070,191
    1994 16,924 0 0 0 16,924 303,695 219,776,788
    1995 19,178 0 236 0 19,414 946,822 244,378,901
    1996 45,763 0 0 0 45,763 354,151 89,632,417
    1997 42,528 0 0 0 42,528 491,422 46,054,166
    1998 92,155 0 0 0 92,155 42,601 416,498
    1999 101,079 0 0 0 101,079 65,505 413,594
    2000 42,513 0 25,165 0 67,678 89,900 416,255
    2001 38,469 0 0 0 38,469 123,081 265,475
    2002 41,401 0 0 0 41,401 67,930 207,540
    "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 13.32 0 0 0 13.32 0 13.32
    2001 11.08 0 0 0 11.08 0 11.08
    2002 12.75 0 0 0 12.75 0 12.75
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