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

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    Rank counties in KENTUCKY or facilities in BOURBON 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 BOURBON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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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 6,891
    Suspected Carcinogens 45
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 29,214
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 53
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 28,291
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,841
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,280
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 27,793
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 30,826
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,069
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 30,717
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 22,645
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 30,787
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,778

    *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 21,635 0 0 0 21,635 273,339 NA
    1989 30,564 0 0 0 30,564 50,996 NA
    1990 69,583 0 0 0 69,583 159,447 NA
    1991 54,347 0 0 0 54,347 381,040 437,195
    1992 55,277 0 0 0 55,277 363,731 431,599
    1993 39,282 0 0 0 39,282 384,645 424,336
    1994 38,279 0 0 0 38,279 2,268,737 2,337,019
    1995 31,076 0 0 0 31,076 287,022 318,241
    1996 49,561 0 0 0 49,561 453,606 558,600
    1997 51,352 0 0 0 51,352 1,002,469 601,067
    1998 43,851 0 0 0 43,851 516,616 590,267
    1999 43,502 0 0 0 43,502 496,914 576,669
    2000 40,320 0 0 0 40,320 476,859 541,195
    2001 12,024 0 0 0 12,024 375,325 413,893
    2002 30,827 0 0 0 30,827 248,499 305,821
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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