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Environmental Release Report: JOHNSON County, KS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JOHNSON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 JOHNSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 34,510 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 20
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,749 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,481 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 45,125
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,324 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 48,646 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 48,886 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,264
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 48,813 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,070 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 47,299
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 52,146
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 43,714

    *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 934,801 5,050 73,200 250 1,013,301 183,170 NA
    1989 1,010,575 2,906 16,740 0 1,030,221 644,277 NA
    1990 1,028,974 1,246 44,715 5 1,074,940 1,247,658 NA
    1991 904,485 4,680 47,300 0 956,465 7,068,155 10,858,503
    1992 550,205 710 34,820 0 585,735 16,429,694 28,654,366
    1993 445,871 0 10 0 445,881 8,425,805 19,367,142
    1994 393,408 0 325 0 393,733 11,582,868 23,566,346
    1995 398,302 0 18 0 398,320 12,107,703 13,735,580
    1996 189,294 0 51 0 189,345 10,548,458 11,616,763
    1997 185,684 129 754 0 186,567 22,867,224 12,024,580
    1998 198,622 7 754 0 199,383 7,134,741 7,728,526
    1999 259,990 9 505 0 260,504 27,849,055 28,114,584
    2000 284,589 12 260 0 284,861 431,936 720,351
    2001 181,838 15 255 0 182,108 261,751 520,379
    2002 53,213 5 300 0 53,518 168,151 339,764
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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