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

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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 DICKINSON 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:XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)
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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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 50,425
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 50,425
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 50,425
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 50,425
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 50,425
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 50,425
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 50,425
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 50,425
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 50,425

    *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 11,282 0 0 0 11,282 58 NA
    1989 16,075 0 0 0 16,075 0 NA
    1990 18,154 0 0 0 18,154 0 NA
    1991 250 0 0 0 250 250 190
    1992 32,884 0 0 0 32,884 5 36,383
    1993 83,144 0 0 0 83,144 3,569 86,863
    1994 100,165 0 0 0 100,165 6,356 106,515
    1995 84,230 0 0 0 84,230 7,326 91,555
    1996 69,591 0 9,457 0 79,048 9,868 81,591
    1997 30,417 0 3,273 0 33,690 8,080 37,730
    1998 6,370 0 2,245 0 8,615 2,245 34,461
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 16,840 18,290
    2000 34,113 0 0 0 34,113 6,465,321 6,509,009
    2001 58,000 0 132,171 0 190,171 15,650 201,821
    2002 50,425 0 0 0 50,425 2,450 55,325
    "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 1.00 0 0 0 1.00 0 1.00
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