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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 40310 (BURGIN, KY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 40310*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 1,075 297
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,077 1,133
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 265,412 1,385
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 771 33
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 264,640 1,352
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,453,256 434
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,927 4,687
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,714,731 1,121
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,995,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 265,645 1,717
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 582 33
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 264,922 860
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,999,251 1,136
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,997,204 4,779

    *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 17,746 0 0 0 17,746 0 NA
    1989 25,389 0 0 0 25,389 0 NA
    1990 25,706 5 0 0 25,711 0 NA
    1991 22,823 36 0 0 22,859 18,176 40,967
    1992 30,756 20 0 0 30,776 32,012 62,788
    1993 31,320 20 0 0 31,340 20,028 51,368
    1994 0 250 0 0 250 28,135 163,147
    1995 0 250 0 0 250 39,053 179,509
    1996 0 250 0 0 250 45,719 210,026
    1997 0 250 0 0 250 41,382 165,186
    1998 3,704,750 26,970 713,000 0 4,444,720 0 4,452,000
    1999 3,318,719 13,030 528,700 0 3,860,449 0 3,859,600
    2000 3,037,846 45,075 1,032,084 0 4,115,005 0 4,862,808
    2001 2,566,564 39,420 903,077 0 3,509,061 0 4,414,276
    2002 3,001,794 11,197 714,681 0 3,727,671 0 4,682,871
    "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 .326 0 0 0 .326 0 .326
    2001 .311 0 0 0 .311 0 .311
    2002 .8185 0 0 0 .8185 0 .8185
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