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Environmental Release Report: ELLSWORTH County, KS
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ELLSWORTH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Rank counties in KANSAS or facilities in ELLSWORTH County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 ELLSWORTH County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
    • No data in Scorecard. For other releases or transfers, see TRI 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 1,325 0 250 0 1,575 500 NA
    1989 250 0 250 0 500 500 NA
    1990 250 0 250 0 500 505 NA
    1991 250 0 0 0 250 23,689 35,408
    1992 250 0 0 0 250 20,507 33,804
    1993 250 0 0 0 250 22,428 28,299
    1994 250 0 0 0 250 29,709 38,245
    1995 250 0 0 0 250 19,136 30,517
    1996 37,557 0 0 0 37,557 22,516 67,312
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 71,296 35,668
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 30,355 40,363
    1999 29,626 0 0 0 29,626 25,790 67,009
    2000 28,350 0 0 0 28,350 22,582 58,085
    2001 23,435 0 0 0 23,435 41,991 67,494
    2002 0 0 20 0 20 32,658 43,424
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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