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Environmental Release Report: MONTGOMERY County, KS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONTGOMERY 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 MONTGOMERY 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: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 172,573 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 65,202
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 179,723 67,795
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 76,859 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 570,713
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 116,543
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 171,175 8
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 270,610 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 647,348 2,389
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 12,637 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 991,881 2,384
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 52,515 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 875,062 2,381
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,021,639 2,386
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 647,620 2,386

    *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 3,512,552 68,213 14,000 0 3,594,765 924,406 NA
    1989 6,296,583 26,630 250 0 6,323,463 99,569 NA
    1990 3,619,497 19,403 1,000 0 3,639,900 35,693 NA
    1991 2,790,340 26,951 0 0 2,817,291 198,276 3,263,230
    1992 2,277,723 8,986 288 0 2,286,997 354,408 4,114,801
    1993 1,280,602 6,836 3,195 1,424 1,292,057 553,077 28,727,029
    1994 1,634,889 10,403 180 604 1,646,076 359,690 20,924,374
    1995 2,453,502 1,464 417 485 2,455,868 1,054,694 37,562,032
    1996 2,557,286 1,312 232 348 2,559,178 3,586,336 29,412,180
    1997 1,949,406 1,802 108 643 1,951,959 18,351,042 14,712,406
    1998 1,490,140 15,931 126 471 1,506,668 6,634,712 13,352,756
    1999 95,353 41 224 795 96,413 4,377,088 5,867,903
    2000 853,261 102,136 80,254 0 1,035,651 8,167,481 9,494,738
    2001 740,767 56,955 129,004 0 926,726 6,287,521 7,283,922
    2002 1,024,274 70,181 44,982 0 1,139,438 5,830,192 8,035,143
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .5861 .732 0 0 1.32 1.85 11,050
    2001 .3663 0 0 0 .3663 0 .3663
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