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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 3,995
    Suspected Carcinogens 47
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,030
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,660
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,282
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,400
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,412
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,984
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 16,949
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 17,722
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,672
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 17,354
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,814

    *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 255 0 0 0 255 47,155 NA
    1989 255 0 0 0 255 51,055 NA
    1990 750 0 0 0 750 53,202 NA
    1991 2,410 0 0 0 2,410 44,255 76,251
    1992 2,210 0 0 0 2,210 32,980 78,932
    1993 2,210 0 0 0 2,210 49,034 114,642
    1994 2,210 0 0 0 2,210 49,968 115,605
    1995 2,260 0 0 0 2,260 52,009 102,755
    1996 4,665 0 0 0 4,665 192,265 357,905
    1997 4,665 0 0 0 4,665 138,320 150,863
    1998 37,652 15 0 0 37,667 10,777,540 10,879,928
    1999 9,315 15 0 0 9,330 14,319,345 14,095,890
    2000 33,705 20 0 0 33,725 26,452,362 27,239,928
    2001 23,850 0 0 0 23,850 24,698,350 25,052,899
    2002 17,769 0 0 0 17,769 19,069,283 19,479,668
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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