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

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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:ZINC 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 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 53,800
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 50,500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,540
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 53,200
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 69,040
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 67,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 77,440
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 53,800
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 68,400
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 67,500

    *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 55,498 0 0 0 55,498 54,520 NA
    1989 75,008 0 0 0 75,008 95,712 NA
    1990 95,241 0 0 0 95,241 29,984 NA
    1991 68,332 0 0 0 68,332 146,051 2,972,875
    1992 91,650 10 0 0 91,660 220,067 4,464,080
    1993 116,541 10 0 0 116,551 215,879 4,648,427
    1994 75,567 10 0 0 75,577 225,452 4,700,334
    1995 59,755 10 0 0 59,765 211,019 5,631,705
    1996 67,355 10 0 0 67,365 152,306 5,176,215
    1997 63,710 100 0 0 63,810 307,834 4,884,669
    1998 72,525 100 0 0 72,625 142,048 4,208,422
    1999 87,685 100 0 0 87,785 469,247 4,437,108
    2000 90,085 100 0 0 90,185 150,210 4,642,383
    2001 80,710 0 0 0 80,710 65,190 3,276,957
    2002 78,340 0 0 0 78,340 138,720 3,256,765
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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