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Environmental Release Report: FRANKLIN County, KY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FRANKLIN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 FRANKLIN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 185,259
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 29,001
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 142,250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 106,250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 41,001
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 171,251
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 65,016
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 185,274
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 79,024
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 185,274
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 65,001

    *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 13,247 0 0 0 13,247 2,363 NA
    1989 58,194 0 0 0 58,194 4,500 NA
    1990 130,003 10 10 0 130,023 12,411 NA
    1991 136,955 0 6,350 0 143,305 63,585 213,540
    1992 144,736 0 0 0 144,736 100,025 248,039
    1993 107,204 0 0 0 107,204 113,881 245,617
    1994 98,565 0 0 0 98,565 174,689 280,498
    1995 172,786 0 2,158 0 174,944 141,647 242,839
    1996 244,331 0 0 0 244,331 144,399 314,556
    1997 216,581 0 0 0 216,581 268,486 281,289
    1998 209,009 0 0 0 209,009 154,500 315,261
    1999 165,373 0 0 0 165,373 174,271 474,808
    2000 198,764 0 0 0 198,764 107,772 270,159
    2001 173,234 0 0 0 173,234 96,307 247,706
    2002 185,274 0 0 0 185,274 117,781 275,814
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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