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Environmental Release Report: CARROLL County, KY
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CARROLL County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    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 CARROLL County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 13,477 2,005
    Suspected Carcinogens 33,230 10,250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 541,533 811,326
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 60,960 583
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 483,223 5,974
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,926 22
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,072,435 4,003
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 92,219 11,642
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,539,383 5,260
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,097,632
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 555,696 5,273
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,098 528
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 531,947 1,979
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,221,827 10,589
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,203,654 16,921

    *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 1,162,852 46,217 42,690 0 1,251,759 3,628,500 NA
    1989 1,156,022 65,782 49,119 0 1,270,923 564,000 NA
    1990 687,319 1,400 5,537 0 694,256 207,515 NA
    1991 709,291 60,870 214,146 0 984,307 18,686,677 39,152,788
    1992 487,189 6,625 151,218 0 645,032 17,784,516 42,631,035
    1993 400,524 3,223 46,122 0 449,869 15,908,543 36,402,872
    1994 243,109 6,305 22,308 0 271,722 5,116,466 33,848,445
    1995 179,577 8,846 23,263 0 211,686 2,356,339 29,985,112
    1996 184,391 965,034 26,384 0 1,175,809 2,249,029 35,863,632
    1997 159,201 111,412 35,434 0 306,047 5,833,506 29,816,235
    1998 8,711,596 160,251 2,422,728 0 11,294,575 3,077,414 42,147,493
    1999 7,788,658 494,821 2,517,300 0 10,800,779 2,458,717 54,811,369
    2000 6,924,191 274,003 3,062,609 0 10,260,803 2,125,766 102,650,697
    2001 4,650,116 658,636 3,064,819 0 8,373,570 844,533 43,083,794
    2002 5,228,825 834,368 5,053,641 0 11,116,834 3,295,187 72,008,459
    "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 .953 0 .179 0 1.13 .0288 1.19
    2001 .963 0 .161 0 1.12 .246 1.62
    2002 2.36 0 0 0 2.36 .413 2.78
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