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Environmental Release Report: FORD County, KS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FORD 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 FORD 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:AMMONIA
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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 520 499,923
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,320
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,370
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,137,862 278
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,137,862 278
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,121,492 278
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,137,862 278
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,137,862 278

    *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 820,689 0 393,000 0 1,213,689 6,700 NA
    1989 754,653 0 323,523 0 1,078,176 6,200 NA
    1990 935,717 0 1,036,154 0 1,971,871 3,705 NA
    1991 913,110 0 610,365 0 1,523,475 2,755 2,186,067
    1992 1,111,250 0 676,108 0 1,787,358 2,500 3,659,278
    1993 1,110,899 0 203,355 0 1,314,254 2,000 3,356,141
    1994 1,198,938 0 97,026 330 1,296,294 9,970 3,348,073
    1995 1,114,987 0 318,290 1,830 1,435,107 91,452 2,471,333
    1996 1,293,637 0 71,101 1,600 1,366,338 1,010 2,292,305
    1997 1,330,307 0 61,151 0 1,391,458 78,555 1,971,321
    1998 2,397,995 0 20,140 1,150 2,419,285 29,789 4,205,073
    1999 2,131,590 509,211 820,627 2,300 3,463,728 24,618 9,075,098
    2000 2,095,817 788,918 516,885 2,250 3,403,870 120,668 12,610,514
    2001 1,221,728 758,773 384,769 2,130 2,367,400 32,129 11,472,519
    2002 1,138,332 500,201 185,106 12,100 1,835,739 522 17,491,113
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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