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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 1,654
    Suspected Carcinogens 82,697 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 256,873
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,860
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 254,745
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 79,153
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 143,115 8
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 109,208 8
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 286,647
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 230,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 259,006
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 644
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 258,162
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 345,027 8
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 361,081 517

    *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 36,097 0 0 0 36,097 17,990 NA
    1989 26,578 0 0 0 26,578 27,178 NA
    1990 19,378 0 0 0 19,378 28,466 NA
    1991 3,153 0 0 0 3,153 10 41,531
    1992 25,335 0 0 0 25,335 20,172 45,281
    1993 3,150 0 0 0 3,150 0 4,800
    1994 9,750 0 0 0 9,750 0 9,800
    1995 32,481 0 0 0 32,481 0 32,031
    1996 39,271 0 0 0 39,271 250 39,355
    1997 44,571 0 0 0 44,571 1,200 45,013
    1998 461,681 4,000 1,732,600 0 2,198,281 38,534 3,249,153
    1999 427,117 2,000 2,177,500 0 2,606,617 48,209 3,467,209
    2000 322,308 750 2,170,136 0 2,493,195 51,019 3,559,480
    2001 324,411 575 2,001,493 0 2,326,479 39,176 3,325,685
    2002 372,262 519 2,607,520 0 2,980,302 2,243 4,054,886
    "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 3.32 0 0 0 3.32 0 3.32
    2001 3.26 0 0 0 3.26 0 3.26
    2002 3.49 0 0 0 3.49 0 3.49
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