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

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    Rank counties in KANSAS or facilities in LABETTE 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 LABETTE 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:MANGANESE
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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 12,464
    Suspected Carcinogens 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 140,330 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 33,400
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 109,400
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,427
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 106,033
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 142,806 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 142,997 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 143,033 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 140,554
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 143,034 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 142,806 1

    *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 474,979 18,933 20,600 0 514,512 10,609 NA
    1989 431,911 1,320 5,400 0 438,631 45,443 NA
    1990 433,093 30 9,700 0 442,823 29,735 NA
    1991 421,697 250 11,160 0 433,107 732,775 1,189,957
    1992 365,921 0 3,000 0 368,921 834,439 963,686
    1993 467,765 0 4,150 0 471,915 586,259 1,082,195
    1994 469,818 0 15,626 0 485,444 394,985 908,534
    1995 499,021 0 1,500 0 500,521 404,780 904,195
    1996 456,957 0 560 0 457,517 36,924 913,333
    1997 427,851 0 533 0 428,384 247,082 1,526,090
    1998 473,549 18 0 0 473,567 81,937 553,372
    1999 383,871 1 0 0 383,872 72,329 464,576
    2000 313,261 0 0 0 313,261 99,584 433,533
    2001 54,779 1 0 0 54,780 25,550 258,449
    2002 248,500 1 0 0 248,501 42,427 439,219
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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