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Environmental Release Report: HARVEY County, KS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARVEY 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 HARVEY 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 HARVEY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 15,620
    Suspected Carcinogens 117
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 181,125
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 56,168
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 124,014
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,275
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 140,301
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 180,294
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 180,663
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 194,279
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 167,610
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 194,429
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 180,503

    *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 475,068 0 0 0 475,068 135,237 NA
    1989 644,081 0 0 0 644,081 192,888 NA
    1990 507,755 0 0 0 507,755 96,677 NA
    1991 461,428 0 10 0 461,438 51,622 654,164
    1992 450,605 0 10 0 450,615 108,926 528,727
    1993 419,405 0 10 0 419,415 55,054 639,501
    1994 623,783 0 10 0 623,793 51,206 733,796
    1995 603,736 0 260 0 603,996 584,224 1,233,073
    1996 701,777 0 20 0 701,797 577,470 1,319,912
    1997 701,642 0 10 0 701,652 1,017,306 1,268,326
    1998 604,642 0 20 0 604,662 710,997 1,414,393
    1999 316,053 0 81 0 316,134 400,102 727,251
    2000 281,080 0 0 0 281,080 510,095 845,570
    2001 156,471 0 0 0 156,471 974,839 1,137,293
    2002 194,429 0 0 0 194,429 1,035,079 1,234,694
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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