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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 40216 (LOUISVILLE, KY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 40216*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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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 118,322 4,020
    Suspected Carcinogens 25,529 1,177
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 961,387 1,939
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 847,638
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 137,944 11,139
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 23,796
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 888,667 4,280
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 812,269 10,098
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,098,588 15,119
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 355,415
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,050,274 15,119
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 103,155
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 916,688 4,770
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,390,308 14,230
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,384,903 14,118

    *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 6,513,272 87,790 8,306 30,000,000 36,609,368 694,546 NA
    1989 6,524,293 437 0 39,000,000 45,524,730 235,248 NA
    1990 6,532,753 641 12,262 9,447,819 15,993,475 1,241,421 NA
    1991 6,385,549 508 10,000 22,000,000 28,396,057 1,915,884 51,143,725
    1992 6,334,470 750 13,000 29,039,810 35,388,030 3,900,372 53,206,231
    1993 3,575,470 750 13,000 0 3,589,220 4,280,099 30,155,214
    1994 6,475,628 505 13,000 0 6,489,133 2,912,021 57,133,664
    1995 8,220,332 1,025 17,750 0 8,239,107 2,987,207 24,108,773
    1996 6,186,033 255 17,750 0 6,204,038 2,966,395 22,174,954
    1997 7,275,322 760 17,750 0 7,293,832 4,413,898 26,527,441
    1998 5,530,789 26,767 639,753 0 6,197,309 2,489,467 29,034,914
    1999 2,353,116 25,539 630,750 0 3,009,405 169,142 32,813,194
    2000 2,063,362 6,666 852,582 0 2,922,610 390,352 32,239,444
    2001 1,749,317 20,882 872,708 0 2,642,906 744,327 27,500,464
    2002 1,393,059 15,679 702,161 0 2,110,898 516,601 24,424,353
    "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 .25 0 0 0 .25 0 .25
    2001 .252 0 0 0 .252 0 .252
    2002 .6663 0 0 0 .6663 0 .6663
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