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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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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 448,324 68
    Suspected Carcinogens 57,358 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,212,463 73
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 212,336 62
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,089,482 7
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 605,791 11
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 662,375 313
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,317,972 313
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,142,090 68
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 162,827
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,530,851 75
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,199 62
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,050,356 7
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,609,872 267
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,279,156 261

    *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 10,960,669 1,570 1,500 95,906,210 106,869,949 4,134,822 NA
    1989 9,729,479 2,260 500 91,159,415 100,891,654 2,389,619 NA
    1990 9,695,139 1,230 1,005 58,701,625 68,398,999 5,268,793 NA
    1991 9,868,388 2,910 1,801 44,915,109 54,788,208 8,583,005 71,950,091
    1992 7,600,042 14,899 1,780 59,604,945 67,221,666 9,121,794 86,554,153
    1993 7,091,468 1,570 1,265 17,033,464 24,127,767 7,432,275 40,830,527
    1994 5,001,082 1,282 525 3,818,078 8,820,967 5,149,660 24,618,761
    1995 4,096,655 1,506 510 1,664,164 5,762,835 4,801,434 869,578,621
    1996 4,339,933 20,571 271 1,041,900 5,402,675 6,260,099 16,411,038
    1997 4,543,327 56,552 5 989,760 5,589,644 18,687,975 19,787,942
    1998 4,006,259 51,508 5 1,340,244 5,398,016 12,961,629 23,230,115
    1999 2,783,805 57,611 394 1,158,083 3,999,893 12,612,702 20,591,047
    2000 2,272,718 25,564 5 481,809 2,780,096 11,902,107 17,382,505
    2001 2,194,883 294 5 522,708 2,717,890 12,454,344 17,978,608
    2002 1,719,955 325 18,223 594,334 2,332,837 9,711,961 15,620,257
    "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 18.07 0 0 284 302 42.35 344
    2001 17.91 0 0 63.75 81.66 50.31 132
    2002 61.88 0 0 425 486 49.85 536
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