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Environmental Release Report: MARSHALL County, KY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MARSHALL 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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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 MARSHALL 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:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 134,222 4,539
    Suspected Carcinogens 378,341 219
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 699,371 309,409
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30,920 271
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,688,083 4,565
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 52,159 459
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 135,373 1,008
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,724,919 3,904
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,972,167 16,474
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 72,919
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,692,193 17,025
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 21,537 212
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 237,212 15,115
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,607,012 16,367
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,347,424 15,816

    *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 9,922,447 621,758 2,601,233 0 13,145,438 5,755,101 NA
    1989 7,800,172 464,092 1,049,496 0 9,313,760 1,165,089 NA
    1990 6,727,860 344,527 80,366 0 7,152,753 3,086,862 NA
    1991 5,417,705 409,642 31,616 0 5,858,963 5,659,102 96,160,203
    1992 4,827,916 323,555 8,555 0 5,160,026 5,174,612 65,572,715
    1993 4,125,941 203,728 37,332 0 4,367,001 5,647,779 142,904,741
    1994 5,099,701 177,725 18,156 0 5,295,582 4,861,876 75,439,103
    1995 6,465,953 86,163 22,898 0 6,575,014 3,835,013 66,325,624
    1996 5,134,700 124,082 22,331 0 5,281,113 5,234,595 74,694,147
    1997 3,841,844 122,978 42,197 0 4,007,019 12,852,404 81,513,720
    1998 3,412,312 151,770 1,139,898 0 4,703,980 6,327,629 94,868,674
    1999 3,106,835 395,173 511,828 0 4,013,836 5,924,828 89,709,744
    2000 3,184,041 253,442 401,666 0 3,839,149 6,890,569 102,324,104
    2001 3,489,479 201,625 178,954 0 3,870,058 3,925,490 107,176,629
    2002 4,098,407 322,290 15,428 0 4,436,126 3,755,589 138,240,510
    "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 3.52 0 0 0 3.52 1,500 1,504
    2001 1.95 .022 0 0 1.97 186 1,793
    2002 1.95 .022 0 0 1.97 1,529 1,531
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