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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 9,095 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 46 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 214,023 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,143 11
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 207,480
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9,054 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 399,550 11
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 216,616 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 402,816 11
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 197,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 216,625 12
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9,095 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 204,923 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 414,175 16
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 413,768 15

    *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 2,350,511 250 0 0 2,350,761 179,029 NA
    1989 2,421,100 250 0 0 2,421,350 93,468 NA
    1990 2,353,795 27 0 0 2,353,822 47,403 NA
    1991 2,364,042 257 0 0 2,364,299 328,365 3,069,913
    1992 2,209,276 505 0 0 2,209,781 329,848 5,096,253
    1993 2,336,797 14 0 0 2,336,811 282,962 6,847,182
    1994 2,426,768 14 0 0 2,426,782 313,579 5,845,597
    1995 2,613,637 11 0 0 2,613,648 294,198 6,294,843
    1996 2,215,639 12 0 0 2,215,651 360,819 7,567,127
    1997 309,263 20 0 0 309,283 815,149 6,817,434
    1998 463,716 16 0 0 463,732 414,815 7,425,453
    1999 555,306 24 0 0 555,330 323,292 8,461,123
    2000 546,729 1,216 18,004 0 565,949 348,389 6,865,073
    2001 369,361 1,114 20,614 0 391,089 295,258 5,831,648
    2002 414,264 17 1,732 0 416,013 286,030 6,786,546
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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