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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 77,981 20
    Suspected Carcinogens 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 261,776 7,825
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 101,925 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 274,950 36
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 58,760 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 220,335 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 212,559 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 367,256 4,908
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 30,226
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 511,257 4,942
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 26,045 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 431,520 4,905
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 513,514 4,924
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 367,208 4,908

    *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 819,689 30,362 84 0 850,135 167,211 NA
    1989 736,408 19,233 0 0 755,641 122,400 NA
    1990 720,222 6,405 0 0 726,627 30,188 NA
    1991 632,596 748 754 0 634,098 12,020 323,502,471
    1992 696,688 3,215 1,219 0 701,122 7,829 313,137,909
    1993 1,024,664 3,537 1,015 0 1,029,216 7,219 59,200,303
    1994 1,312,088 3,156 213 0 1,315,457 18,434 20,405,427
    1995 1,325,436 3,750 179 0 1,329,365 29,624 53,122,597
    1996 1,510,521 4,853 41 0 1,515,415 28,715 21,355,596
    1997 1,511,379 8,066 410 0 1,519,855 145,886 31,364,162
    1998 1,011,810 1,966 10 0 1,013,786 31,100 28,932,848
    1999 1,090,756 5,249 0 0 1,096,005 144,535 26,649,743
    2000 966,023 4,242 0 0 970,265 123,701 23,958,131
    2001 917,804 5,569 0 0 923,373 115,429 11,983,527
    2002 531,776 12,742 30 0 544,549 147,254 20,758,608
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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