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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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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 16
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,150
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,366
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,784
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 16
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,150
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,800
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,150
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 16
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,134
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,800
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 16

    *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 403,760 0 0 0 403,760 80,853 NA
    1989 274,000 0 0 0 274,000 17,502 NA
    1990 212,510 0 0 0 212,510 37,015 NA
    1991 188,060 60 0 0 188,120 3,898,751 4,164,459
    1992 9,409 250 0 0 9,659 5,104,824 5,099,698
    1993 26,505 60 0 0 26,565 7,086,950 7,111,500
    1994 13,865 84 0 0 13,949 9,120,401 9,134,600
    1995 29,750 118 126,000 0 155,868 77,237 166,128
    1996 40,705 118 0 0 40,823 13,984,323 13,777,083
    1997 9,963 130 0 0 10,093 27,626,125 14,059,063
    1998 12,769 181 0 0 12,950 9,982,918 9,979,247
    1999 0 140 0 0 140 9,664,518 9,732,140
    2000 13,129 120 0 0 13,249 7,563,632 7,563,499
    2001 11,305 0 9,314 0 20,619 24,550 60,405
    2002 10,150 0 0 0 10,150 27,836 51,773
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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