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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 68,406
    Suspected Carcinogens 13,849
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 171,089 69,305
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,804
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 93,278
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 79,478
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 71,708
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 134,779
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 171,915
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 490
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 174,781
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,743
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 131,939
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 176,338
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 135,740

    *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 251,734 21,865 0 0 273,599 360,033 NA
    1989 595,959 14,025 0 0 609,984 224,752 NA
    1990 639,391 29 0 0 639,420 218,715 NA
    1991 573,796 1 0 0 573,797 363,107 7,939,107
    1992 748,018 1 0 0 748,019 730,402 9,853,474
    1993 823,141 5 0 0 823,146 579,211 8,884,187
    1994 832,126 5 2,380 0 834,511 385,174 8,170,696
    1995 517,628 5 1,488 0 519,121 403,175 7,053,934
    1996 590,812 5 1,519 0 592,336 507,867 7,304,835
    1997 689,014 5 3,919 0 692,938 1,175,568 7,086,041
    1998 746,107 5 5,216 0 751,328 527,122 6,767,661
    1999 511,111 0 5,034 0 516,145 421,724 5,036,119
    2000 308,217 0 250 0 308,467 670,131 3,589,647
    2001 258,488 60,841 195,257 0 514,585 796,136 3,191,163
    2002 179,863 69,305 217,886 0 467,054 1,065,047 5,482,771
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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