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Environmental Release Report: MONTGOMERY County, KY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONTGOMERY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental 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 MONTGOMERY 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:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 11,400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 216,385
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 144,885
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 61,100
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 93,650
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 112,345
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 123,735
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 205,985
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 216,385
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 82,250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 123,735
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 216,395
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 205,985

    *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 77,688 0 0 0 77,688 13,636 NA
    1989 25,500 0 0 0 25,500 32 NA
    1990 4,705 0 0 0 4,705 27 NA
    1991 15 0 0 0 15 190,000 190,015
    1992 12 0 0 0 12 82,000 82,012
    1993 3 0 0 0 3 130,000 130,003
    1995 35,000 0 0 0 35,000 2,400 37,400
    1996 83,560 0 250 0 83,810 23,450 135,303
    1997 127,463 0 0 0 127,463 46,256 148,190
    1998 228,167 0 0 0 228,167 58,292 277,506
    1999 260,613 10 0 0 260,623 67,594 312,976
    2000 295,176 0 0 0 295,176 53,737 340,070
    2001 288,583 0 0 0 288,583 29,523 309,186
    2002 216,395 0 0 0 216,395 5,074 243,229
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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