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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 42029 (CALVERT CITY, KY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 42029*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 134,218 4,539
    Suspected Carcinogens 378,331 219
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 699,367 309,409
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30,916 271
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,688,083 4,565
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 52,159 459
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 135,369 1,008
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,724,915 3,904
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,972,163 16,474
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 72,919
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,692,190 17,025
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 21,533 212
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 237,212 15,115
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,607,002 16,367
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,347,414 15,816

    *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 9,922,447 621,758 2,601,233 0 13,145,438 5,755,101 NA
    1989 7,798,672 463,592 1,049,496 0 9,311,760 1,162,754 NA
    1990 6,726,360 344,527 80,366 0 7,151,253 3,084,362 NA
    1991 5,415,205 409,642 31,616 0 5,856,463 5,657,352 96,156,483
    1992 4,825,066 323,555 8,555 0 5,157,176 5,172,862 65,568,385
    1993 4,122,491 203,728 37,332 0 4,363,551 5,645,429 142,899,721
    1994 5,095,241 177,725 18,156 0 5,291,122 4,859,326 75,433,253
    1995 6,462,253 86,163 22,898 0 6,571,314 3,832,863 66,319,524
    1996 5,130,770 124,082 22,331 0 5,277,183 5,232,545 74,687,857
    1997 3,841,824 122,978 42,197 0 4,006,999 12,846,764 81,510,893
    1998 3,412,292 151,770 1,139,898 0 4,703,960 6,324,061 94,865,099
    1999 3,106,815 395,173 511,828 0 4,013,816 5,921,173 89,706,089
    2000 3,184,021 253,442 401,666 0 3,839,129 6,885,975 102,319,505
    2001 3,470,235 201,625 178,954 0 3,850,814 3,921,828 107,153,730
    2002 4,098,393 322,290 15,428 0 4,436,112 3,755,589 138,236,910
    "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 3.52 0 0 0 3.52 1,500 1,504
    2001 1.95 .022 0 0 1.97 186 1,793
    2002 1.95 .022 0 0 1.97 1,529 1,531
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