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Environmental Release Report: RENO County, KS
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in RENO 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 RENO 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 RENO County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 219
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,960
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 83,789
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 54,291
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 32,957
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,960
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 83,789
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 83,789
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 98,803
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 21,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 102,262
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 219
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 102,043
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 123,043
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 119,551

    *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 310,006 121,781 0 0 431,787 42,005 NA
    1989 979,772 19,150 0 0 998,922 35,752 NA
    1990 373,065 255 86,587 10 459,917 45,982 NA
    1991 262,878 250 97,186 0 360,314 57,637 337,435
    1992 246,834 250 95,643 0 342,727 70,992 452,068
    1993 219,943 250 85,108 0 305,301 141,677 385,027
    1994 257,592 250 20 0 257,862 170,412 500,353
    1995 162,546 0 95,333 0 257,879 188,855 390,631
    1996 221,803 0 10 0 221,813 90,834 370,656
    1997 307,329 0 5 0 307,334 120,311 461,768
    1998 275,043 0 5 0 275,048 66,522 352,417
    1999 208,663 0 0 0 208,663 73,793 307,184
    2000 179,106 0 0 0 179,106 83,749 319,971
    2001 162,944 0 694 0 163,638 74,899 335,199
    2002 123,262 0 785 0 124,047 32,681 206,929
    "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 .1799 0 0 0 .1799 0 .1799
    2001 .1528 0 0 0 .1528 0 .1528
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