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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 48
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 121
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 48
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 337,007
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 274
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 121
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,624
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 368,485
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 48
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 368,510
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 368,748
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 31,515

    *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 106,446 0 750 250 107,446 15,498 NA
    1989 85,802 0 0 250 86,052 4,231 NA
    1990 87,645 250 0 3,412 91,307 421,122 NA
    1991 137,909 250 0 3,952 142,111 1,009,794 1,122,096
    1992 101,020 250 0 4,000 105,270 1,062,845 1,199,625
    1993 94,244 250 0 3,900 98,394 1,334,626 1,475,421
    1994 114,587 250 0 9,900 124,737 1,024,728 1,154,620
    1995 375,804 0 0 0 375,804 713,318 1,119,027
    1996 442,578 0 0 750 443,328 656,819 1,132,081
    1997 326,539 0 0 750 327,289 1,219,959 985,175
    1998 421,279 0 0 750 422,029 699,928 1,160,430
    1999 291,188 0 0 750 291,938 712,873 1,004,695
    2000 419,406 0 0 750 420,156 646,374 1,067,641
    2001 391,348 0 0 1,400 392,748 716,667 1,106,272
    2002 368,784 0 0 1,574 370,358 466,717 870,126
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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