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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 42240 (HOPKINSVILLE, KY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 42240*
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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:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 65,902
    Suspected Carcinogens 13,849
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 160,838
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,300
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 84,906
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 79,478
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 59,490
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 123,903
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 161,039
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 490
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 161,937
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 239
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 124,192
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 165,998
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 125,395

    *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 251,734 250 0 0 251,984 351,618 NA
    1989 595,959 25 0 0 595,984 224,752 NA
    1990 639,391 29 0 0 639,420 218,715 NA
    1991 573,796 1 0 0 573,797 363,107 7,939,107
    1992 747,998 1 0 0 747,999 730,392 9,853,472
    1993 823,131 5 0 0 823,136 579,206 8,867,186
    1994 827,116 5 0 0 827,121 371,369 8,148,545
    1995 514,628 5 0 0 514,633 391,660 7,029,616
    1996 590,787 5 519 0 591,311 435,498 7,280,835
    1997 689,014 5 3,919 0 692,938 1,175,568 7,086,041
    1998 746,107 5 5,216 0 751,328 527,122 6,767,661
    1999 511,111 0 5,034 0 516,145 421,724 5,036,119
    2000 305,899 0 250 0 306,149 469,920 3,065,518
    2001 251,218 16 5,546 0 256,779 253,661 861,273
    2002 167,014 0 0 0 167,014 212,776 694,022
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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