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Environmental Release Report: CASS County, NE
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CASS 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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in NEBRASKA or facilities in CASS 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 CASS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 1,300
    Suspected Carcinogens 43
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 29,379
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,379
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 28,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 79
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 45,222
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 29,422
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 133,179
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 137,800
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 89,379
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,300
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 88,079
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 225,922
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 225,922

    *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 4,070 0 0 0 4,070 0 NA
    1989 4,564 0 33,209 0 37,773 0 NA
    1990 3,866 5 35,489 0 39,360 0 NA
    1991 5,456 0 72,300 0 77,756 0 2,197,724
    1992 52,185 0 53,000 0 105,185 0 606,851
    1993 20,207 0 75,138 0 95,345 0 1,120,908
    1994 26,107 0 71,859 0 97,966 1,504 460,826
    1995 38,326 0 0 0 38,326 0 1,106,677
    1996 95,213 0 9,100 0 104,313 24,117 300,425
    1997 152,315 0 2,500 0 154,815 7,000 158,296
    1998 184,292 5 0 0 184,297 380,000 564,292
    1999 173,123 0 0 0 173,123 6,025 179,150
    2000 184,134 0 0 0 184,134 2,900 187,034
    2001 207,787 0 0 0 207,787 0 207,787
    2002 227,222 0 0 0 227,222 0 227,222
    "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
    2000 .511 0 0 0 .511 0 .511
    2001 .517 0 0 0 .517 0 .517
    2002 .512 0 0 0 .512 0 .512
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