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Environmental Release Report: BOURBON County, KS
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BOURBON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    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 BOURBON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22,296
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,370
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 15,926
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 22,296
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 22,296
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 22,296
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 22,296
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 22,296
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,296
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 22,296

    *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 22,645 0 0 0 22,645 81,926 NA
    1989 88,587 0 0 0 88,587 11,918 NA
    1990 88,153 0 0 0 88,153 87,261 NA
    1991 86,097 0 0 0 86,097 26,105 146,090
    1992 87,044 0 160,470 0 247,514 187,865 329,145
    1993 30,795 0 0 0 30,795 194,146 432,166
    1994 999 0 0 0 999 359,821 473,269
    1995 25,975 0 0 0 25,975 519,853 700,880
    1996 52,350 0 0 0 52,350 617,523 859,531
    1997 61,086 0 0 0 61,086 1,328,540 885,698
    1998 39,398 0 0 0 39,398 353,770 384,744
    1999 48,310 0 44 0 48,354 295,932 398,205
    2000 17,912 0 124 0 18,036 157,647 278,749
    2001 15,086 0 223,145 0 238,231 278,575 445,601
    2002 22,296 0 125 0 22,421 47,454 102,189
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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