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Environmental Release Report: KENTON County, KY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KENTON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in KENTUCKY or facilities in KENTON County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 KENTON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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:COBALT 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 507
    Suspected Carcinogens 16,047
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 54,909
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,113
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 29,529
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 19,049
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 18,836
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 29,730
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 28,676
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 57,272
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 404
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,930
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,849
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 29,099

    *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 96,660 9 0 0 96,669 209,934 NA
    1989 94,462 14 0 0 94,476 132,657 NA
    1990 87,790 5 0 0 87,795 54,615 NA
    1991 276,659 0 0 0 276,659 93,042 575,947
    1992 322,091 0 0 0 322,091 105,972 803,888
    1993 224,898 0 0 0 224,898 118,682 661,249
    1994 95,013 0 0 0 95,013 46,925 455,923
    1995 113,082 0 0 0 113,082 93,200 507,949
    1996 120,735 0 0 0 120,735 57,798 571,469
    1997 180,185 0 129 0 180,314 143,942 654,894
    1998 176,487 0 123 0 176,610 360,800 1,163,459
    1999 210,303 5,251 123 0 215,677 1,819,168 2,680,373
    2000 195,605 0 0 0 195,605 225,616 1,160,808
    2001 161,154 0 0 0 161,154 172,542 1,006,347
    2002 58,116 0 0 0 58,116 182,123 1,150,046
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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