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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 890 .400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 23,647 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,872 .400
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,775
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 890 .400
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,372 .400
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 23,647 .400
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 25,147 .400
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 23,147 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 890 .400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 22,757 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 25,647 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,897 5

    *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 184,188 417 50,220 0 234,825 275,760 NA
    1989 199,769 318 0 0 200,087 354,439 NA
    1990 228,483 1,070 0 0 229,553 175,460 NA
    1991 81,221 157 0 0 81,378 89,059 1,477,405
    1992 43,919 8 0 0 43,927 117,601 5,092,932
    1993 70,329 12 0 0 70,341 324,487 5,199,180
    1994 77,571 47 0 0 77,618 491,869 4,771,557
    1995 54,035 17 0 0 54,052 184,073 4,443,190
    1996 56,425 18 0 0 56,443 129,329 3,910,318
    1997 62,709 10 0 0 62,719 225,621 3,892,764
    1998 87,159 10 0 0 87,169 157,236 2,682,902
    1999 72,000 7 0 0 72,007 199,672 2,295,666
    2000 68,533 7 0 0 68,540 357,804 1,384,044
    2001 25,015 10 0 0 25,025 226,267 5,741,390
    2002 25,647 5 0 0 25,652 124,124 5,228,553
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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