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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 40213 (LOUISVILLE, KY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 40213*
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    Rank zip codes in KENTUCKY 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 101,872
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,700
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 896,662
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 36,150
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 737,712
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 101,620
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 470,752
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 773,290
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 893,880
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,037,954
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 120
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 636,092
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,007,762
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 883,872

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 1,600,609 350 0 0 1,600,959 549,903 NA
    1989 1,625,799 350 0 0 1,626,149 420,701 NA
    1990 471,956 350 0 0 472,306 248,341 NA
    1991 2,007,717 250 25 0 2,007,992 6,866,881 31,370,414
    1992 1,573,013 255 0 0 1,573,268 7,137,593 31,310,077
    1993 1,646,430 260 0 0 1,646,690 6,052,078 11,503,230
    1994 1,377,592 515 0 0 1,378,107 6,004,210 9,787,392
    1995 1,375,652 0 0 0 1,375,652 4,354,113 7,352,160
    1996 2,425,319 0 0 0 2,425,319 4,023,841 10,520,164
    1997 1,092,394 0 0 0 1,092,394 3,556,537 5,516,492
    1998 974,248 0 0 0 974,248 1,711,309 3,592,094
    1999 1,623,496 0 0 0 1,623,496 1,455,432 3,644,766
    2000 956,961 0 0 0 956,961 1,312,298 3,391,016
    2001 759,348 0 0 0 759,348 1,358,146 2,786,876
    2002 1,039,196 0 0 0 1,039,196 1,434,030 3,426,330
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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