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Environmental Release Report: GREENUP County, KY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GREENUP 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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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 GREENUP County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 154,873 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,507 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 155,490 184
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 15,021 179
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 154,873 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,426 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 155,593 439
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 167,613 434
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 32,245
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 180,694 434
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 166,290 434
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 198,638 689
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 43,765 679

    *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 13,501 2,450 45 0 15,996 169,770 NA
    1989 10,400 750 0 0 11,150 4,611 NA
    1990 212,355 1,250 0 0 213,605 4,470 NA
    1991 249,700 370 8,400 0 258,470 151,751 12,330,421
    1992 202,140 964 8,970 0 212,074 439,426 17,080,904
    1993 233,111 2,165 0 0 235,276 536,750 25,793,517
    1994 338,765 507 0 0 339,272 181,450 28,820,213
    1995 340,256 328 0 0 340,584 174,228 24,012,907
    1996 399,358 260 0 0 399,618 171,650 25,256,215
    1997 373,677 265 0 0 373,942 374,344 22,922,031
    1998 389,527 265 0 0 389,792 222,939 22,355,530
    1999 349,694 815 0 0 350,509 160,158 21,812,075
    2000 333,803 1,041 0 0 334,844 170,016 20,178,796
    2001 284,718 760 0 0 285,478 163,644 19,809,438
    2002 213,042 689 0 0 213,731 191,396 20,446,830
    "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 1.32 0 0 0 1.32 0 1.32
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