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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    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 7,125
    Suspected Carcinogens 225,435
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 319,950
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,911
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 469,896
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 232,097
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 293,205
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 309,885
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 381,986
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 43,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 491,303
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,491
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 457,782
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 532,642
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 376,906

    *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 158,305 0 0 0 158,305 0 NA
    1989 217,465 0 0 0 217,465 13,034 NA
    1990 179,312 0 0 0 179,312 16,270 NA
    1991 161,147 0 0 0 161,147 47,320 65,197,357
    1992 160,026 0 0 0 160,026 101,840 64,581,221
    1993 104,219 0 0 0 104,219 79,609 118,296,397
    1994 86,277 0 0 0 86,277 126,564 44,649,401
    1995 432,050 0 0 0 432,050 287,405 37,087,928
    1996 494,072 0 9,116 0 503,188 339,190 34,555,863
    1997 618,456 0 0 0 618,456 417,815 47,353,670
    1998 596,733 0 515 0 597,248 104,070 59,282,561
    1999 582,019 0 41,500 0 623,519 56,325 51,302,082
    2000 508,027 0 23,521 0 531,548 48,605 40,009,917
    2001 402,872 0 32,090 0 434,962 59,967 18,683,162
    2002 534,353 0 45,689 0 580,043 134,179 32,623,460
    "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 1.02 0 1.30 0 2.32 0 2.32
    2001 1.03 0 1.54 0 2.57 0 2.57
    2002 1.04 0 1.62 0 2.66 0 2.66
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