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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 152
    Suspected Carcinogens 362
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 65,915
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 65,569
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 260
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 139
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 220,975
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 65,625
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 220,999
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 155,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 66,148
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 65,782
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 221,413
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 220,998

    *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 137,842 0 0 0 137,842 0 NA
    1989 147,646 0 0 0 147,646 0 NA
    1990 175,822 0 127,700 0 303,522 0 NA
    1991 160,520 0 190,879 0 351,399 64,569 9,010,920
    1992 201,489 0 72,184 0 273,673 123,334 6,285,353
    1993 216,848 0 135,702 0 352,550 107,230 7,293,970
    1994 217,270 0 151,335 0 368,605 121,346 8,578,191
    1995 161,661 0 48,500 0 210,161 74,150 9,080,268
    1996 172,603 0 7,557 0 180,160 78,500 5,927,012
    1997 208,289 0 101,930 0 310,219 495,960 6,497,995
    1998 336,866 0 189,500 0 526,366 51,200 12,630,735
    1999 289,633 0 18,250 0 307,883 103,127 14,984,938
    2000 295,263 0 87,572 0 382,835 66,914 12,164,011
    2001 113,854 0 49,922 0 163,776 83,493 2,506,049
    2002 221,864 0 179,064 0 400,928 59,617 9,483,221
    "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 1.61 0 25.20 0 26.81 0 16.81
    2001 .8206 0 0 0 .8206 0 .8206
    2002 .7808 0 0 0 .7808 0 .7808
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