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Environmental Release Report: WARREN County, KY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WARREN 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):
    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 WARREN 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 WARREN 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:LEAD
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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 59,182
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,256
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 670,179
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 117,492
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 604,522
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 60,028
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 484,554 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 721,547
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 809,046
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 841,851
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 455
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 644,209
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 847,310 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 756,237

    *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 1,134,981 750 0 0 1,135,731 657,460 NA
    1989 890,984 0 0 0 890,984 181,479 NA
    1990 682,550 15 20 5 682,590 494,915 NA
    1991 567,292 27,600 0 0 594,892 589,603 1,606,700
    1992 347,862 51,943 0 0 399,805 341,686 1,164,005
    1993 654,266 1 0 0 654,267 478,731 1,503,420
    1994 546,395 0 0 0 546,395 229,618 1,205,698
    1995 576,846 0 0 0 576,846 383,561 1,303,506
    1996 553,094 0 0 0 553,094 473,233 1,121,133
    1997 490,617 0 10,248 0 500,865 1,214,721 1,194,968
    1998 500,768 0 4,291 0 505,059 1,485,282 2,005,589
    1999 567,965 0 0 0 567,965 1,442,743 2,094,062
    2000 530,444 1 9,285 0 539,730 1,880,058 2,585,169
    2001 497,123 1 0 0 497,124 1,190,204 1,902,144
    2002 847,819 1 0 0 847,820 806,274 2,541,787
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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