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Environmental Release Report: NEMAHA County, KS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEMAHA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for NEMAHA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL ETHYL KETONE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 49,773
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 62,595
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 62,595
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 62,595
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 62,595
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 49,773
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 62,600
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 62,600

    *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
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 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 43,595 0 0 0 43,595 57,626 NA
    1989 34,026 0 0 0 34,026 49,260 NA
    1990 29,629 0 0 0 29,629 53,856 NA
    1991 28,462 0 0 0 28,462 47,866 630,375
    1992 27,215 0 0 0 27,215 59,934 598,210
    1993 28,411 0 0 0 28,411 43,036 685,648
    1994 41,898 0 0 0 41,898 28,913 144,251
    1995 45,279 0 0 0 45,279 109,882 338,537
    1996 51,989 0 0 0 51,989 108,266 247,439
    1997 55,359 0 0 0 55,359 85,323 189,414
    1998 51,649 0 0 0 51,649 201,940 299,382
    1999 65,261 0 0 0 65,261 135,222 198,923
    2000 65,936 0 0 0 65,936 58,276 123,942
    2001 52,459 0 0 0 52,459 31,787 83,986
    2002 62,600 0 0 0 62,600 37,867 99,962
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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