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Environmental Release Report: BROWN County, KS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BROWN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 BROWN 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
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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 10,767
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,767
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,767
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,767
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,767
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,767
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,767
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 10,767
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,767

    *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 26,404 0 0 0 26,404 0 NA
    1989 67,918 0 0 0 67,918 15,916 NA
    1990 162,986 0 0 0 162,986 23,024 NA
    1991 43,962 0 0 0 43,962 26,597 70,029
    1992 20,153 0 0 0 20,153 10,650 31,063
    1993 87,897 0 0 0 87,897 4,762 90,505
    1994 186,990 0 0 0 186,990 6,802 192,802
    1995 167,688 0 0 0 167,688 25,390 191,860
    1996 18,246 0 0 0 18,246 2,390 20,636
    1997 50,979 0 0 0 50,979 21,012 106,479
    1998 11,753 0 0 0 11,753 798 12,551
    1999 7,962 0 0 0 7,962 2,400 10,362
    2000 12,864 0 0 0 12,864 1,595 14,459
    2001 8,389 0 0 0 8,389 0 10,789
    2002 10,767 0 0 0 10,767 400 11,167
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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