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Environmental Release Report: ADAMS County, NE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ADAMS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in NEBRASKA or facilities in ADAMS County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 ADAMS County

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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:MERCURY
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    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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 42,022
    Suspected Carcinogens 195,421
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 252,387
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 335,880
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 226,270
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 230,928
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 237,453
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 259,662
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 26,116
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 349,192
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 332,232
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 336,641
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 264,568

    *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 455,828 30 4,281 0 460,139 25,650 NA
    1989 538,411 0 0 0 538,411 85,241 NA
    1990 436,464 0 0 0 436,464 55,818 NA
    1991 428,060 500 0 0 428,560 115,157 883,711
    1992 415,538 500 0 0 416,038 188,543 975,215
    1993 430,423 0 0 0 430,423 190,392 2,475,763
    1994 318,752 255 0 0 319,007 138,871 882,510
    1995 378,645 0 0 0 378,645 84,971 910,583
    1996 398,408 0 0 0 398,408 99,846 1,065,597
    1997 298,621 0 0 0 298,621 144,804 670,032
    1998 323,243 0 4,992 0 328,235 114,281 568,773
    1999 415,481 0 0 0 415,481 93,349 1,047,170
    2000 376,109 0 0 0 376,109 226,516 1,590,500
    2001 317,429 0 4,913 0 322,342 141,837 768,487
    2002 349,942 0 0 0 349,942 917,417 1,500,896
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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