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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 42452 (ROBARDS, KY)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 42452*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 1,683 91
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,203 172
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 134,763 197
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,211 23
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 130,196 118
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 733,857 279
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,032 169
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 865,204 127
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 991,907 35
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 134,981 1,916
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,012 22
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 133,504 1,910
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 994,709 2,151
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 993,492 467

    *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 500 0 0 0 500 17,060 NA
    1989 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 500 NA
    1990 505 5 0 0 510 255 NA
    1991 505 5 0 0 510 255 57
    1992 265 5 0 0 270 500 486
    1993 270 5 0 0 275 1,005 1,461
    1994 520 5 0 0 525 1,005 1,099
    1995 520 5 0 0 525 770 1,164
    1996 505 5 0 0 510 0 20,318
    1997 255 5 0 0 260 0 58
    1998 380,111 5,350 740,505 0 1,125,966 750 1,190,072
    1999 801,072 5 965,165 0 1,766,242 0 1,766,250
    2000 650,100 2,106 1,019,434 0 1,671,640 1,587 1,673,165
    2001 928,326 2,502 775,266 0 1,706,095 250 1,706,104
    2002 996,896 2,549 2,168,519 0 3,167,964 853 3,168,570
    "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
    2002 1.73 0 0 0 1.73 0 1.73
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