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Environmental Release Report: KAY County, OK
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KAY 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:
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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 KAY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 46,268 314
    Suspected Carcinogens 18,045 470
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 266,683 58,703
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 107,041 116
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 166,899 576
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 62,063 82
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 134,224 677
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 188,727 602
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 330,907 2,507
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 174,938
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 508,431 2,465
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 45,513 67
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 309,408 2,358
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 768,694 3,174
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 453,344 2,935

    *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 1,889,334 3,582 12,943 0 1,905,859 255,991 NA
    1989 1,129,191 1,786 8,600 0 1,139,577 15,717 NA
    1990 1,071,058 1,731 12,194 25 1,085,008 4,208 NA
    1991 714,765 10,789 3,197 0 728,751 89,782 1,148,324
    1992 1,084,740 14,214 6,982 0 1,105,936 215,687 1,739,804
    1993 747,045 16,940 5,466 0 769,451 45,065 1,150,376
    1994 798,203 33,738 3,664 0 835,605 84,585 1,240,109
    1995 807,637 54,905 1,081 0 863,623 159,276 1,494,362
    1996 938,026 53,244 696 0 991,966 326,547 1,538,521
    1997 723,333 19,971 733 0 744,037 31,418,686 17,311,514
    1998 339,359 13,545 827 0 353,731 283,040 4,063,764
    1999 718,584 10,586 11,643 0 740,813 255,893 3,954,066
    2000 597,196 79,347 127,408 0 803,951 394,080 3,176,377
    2001 663,330 45,946 40,795 0 750,071 226,897 3,020,477
    2002 811,075 61,129 4,710 0 876,914 1,452,471 4,392,130
    "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 0 .1809 0 0 .182 0 .2281
    2001 .02563 .4445 .002098 0 .4722 1.48 1.95
    2002 .05503 .4445 .0021 0 .5016 .00286 .5045
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