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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 66115 (KANSAS CITY, KS)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 66115*
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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 COMPOUNDS
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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 158,322 266
    Suspected Carcinogens 10,515 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 774,493 533
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,770 257
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 539,409 271
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 74,970 266
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 466,177 597
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 543,460 273
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,082,084 528
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,200,206 608
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,050 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 934,709 353
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,200,063 698
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,079,752 528

    *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 1,817,800 520 0 0 1,818,320 380,841 NA
    1989 1,548,043 6,600 3,045 0 1,557,688 222,307 NA
    1990 1,642,453 15 20 5 1,642,493 120,063 NA
    1991 2,039,284 11,000 16,596 0 2,066,880 1,061,891 4,424,578
    1992 2,118,285 0 17,136 0 2,135,421 1,015,215 4,529,595
    1993 1,789,768 250 17 0 1,790,035 1,340,228 3,968,678
    1994 1,491,137 250 0 0 1,491,387 1,392,530 3,019,288
    1995 1,477,693 250 0 0 1,477,943 1,311,878 3,439,982
    1996 1,509,757 480 0 0 1,510,237 1,644,889 3,289,179
    1997 1,783,722 0 0 0 1,783,722 5,322,111 4,564,895
    1998 1,842,049 759 0 0 1,842,808 2,674,339 4,747,732
    1999 2,143,366 510 20 0 2,143,896 3,396,692 5,855,397
    2000 1,356,815 542 0 0 1,357,357 3,591,155 5,129,969
    2001 1,520,805 876 0 0 1,521,681 4,344,566 14,068,075
    2002 1,201,667 706 0 0 1,202,372 1,637,548 10,728,770
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 .06 .06
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