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Environmental Release Report: FINNEY County, KS
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FINNEY 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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in KANSAS or facilities in FINNEY 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 FINNEY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 325
    Suspected Carcinogens 27,142
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28,050
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 270
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,492
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 27,002
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 46,060
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 41,675
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 67,933
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 200,852
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 66,451
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 208
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 68,010
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 301,820
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 285,294

    *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 77,750 0 750 500 79,000 248,309 NA
    1989 103,950 0 3,442 750 108,142 114,441 NA
    1990 130,032 0 6,623 1,000 137,655 1,274,987 NA
    1991 265,382 0 59,703 19,650 344,735 1,841,637 5,960,395
    1992 285,459 0 43,747 33,250 362,456 1,498,005 5,061,308
    1993 194,325 0 64,513 120,250 379,088 1,096,655 4,205,002
    1994 174,037 0 639,100 95,250 908,387 1,773,600 2,607,168
    1995 197,285 0 92,900 7,650 297,835 193,960 928,631
    1996 328,581 0 17,000 4,250 349,831 154,470 908,781
    1997 121,100 0 26,000 4,950 152,050 254,686 794,761
    1998 500,856 0 1,493,517 8,050 2,002,423 107,599 2,562,433
    1999 435,324 44,490 986,709 6,850 1,473,373 166,865 1,770,715
    2000 499,502 16,966 1,161,174 2,850 1,680,492 275,441 2,042,456
    2001 212,323 0 1,229,764 2,950 1,445,037 130,390 1,668,142
    2002 320,402 0 1,257,888 5,650 1,583,940 155,200 1,867,282
    "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 .98 0 0 0 .98 0 .98
    2001 .54 0 0 0 .54 0 .54
    2002 .54 0 0 0 .54 0 .56
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