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Environmental Release Report: SEWARD County, KS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SEWARD County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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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 SEWARD County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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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:AMMONIA
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 377
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 377
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 23,577
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 23,577
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 23,210
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 23,577
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 23,577

    *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 913,230 0 0 0 913,230 0 NA
    1989 821,830 0 0 0 821,830 0 NA
    1990 892,640 0 0 0 892,640 15 NA
    1991 579,375 0 26,827 0 606,202 750 822,049
    1992 535,176 0 25,300 0 560,476 750 534,661
    1993 504,995 0 23,191 0 528,186 750 504,249
    1994 524,310 0 23,100 0 547,410 750 523,512
    1995 22,083 0 0 0 22,083 21,833 27,423
    1996 17,700 0 0 0 17,700 17,500 2,650
    1997 32,781 0 0 0 32,781 250 32,781
    1998 30,293 0 0 0 30,293 250 30,293
    1999 23,095 0 0 0 23,095 17,305 40,497
    2000 41,322 0 0 0 41,322 22,882 64,556
    2001 31,100 0 0 0 31,100 0 31,100
    2002 23,577 0 0 0 23,577 0 23,577
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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