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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 510
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,010
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 255
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 255
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,010
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 755
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 255
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,755
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,255

    *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 1,500 750 0 0 2,250 598,065 NA
    1989 1,750 750 0 0 2,500 665,421 NA
    1990 2,010 750 0 0 2,760 10,046 NA
    1991 508 0 0 0 508 4,212 80,612
    1992 1,150 0 0 0 1,150 4,693 80,281
    1993 1,150 0 0 0 1,150 2,302 119,257
    1994 1,755 0 0 0 1,755 14,092 101,688
    1995 1,255 0 0 0 1,255 15,912 101,753
    1996 1,255 0 0 0 1,255 4,361 66,482
    1997 755 0 0 0 755 11,666 5,628
    1998 755 0 0 0 755 5,835 7,380
    1999 1,255 0 0 0 1,255 3,977 3,491
    2000 2,755 0 0 0 2,755 10,846 12,490
    2001 3,010 0 0 0 3,010 12,347 13,542
    2002 3,010 0 0 0 3,010 17,630 20,252
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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