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Environmental Release Report: COLFAX County, NE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COLFAX 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 COLFAX 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:AMMONIA
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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 2,751,993
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41,105 1,498
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 41,105 1,498
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 41,105 1,498
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 41,105 1,498
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,105 1,498

    *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 10,500 24,500 0 0 35,000 0 NA
    1989 7,000 7,300 0 0 14,300 0 NA
    1990 7,000 21,110 0 0 28,110 0 NA
    1991 10,600 37,450 0 0 48,050 0 1,118,150
    1992 7,000 33,650 0 0 40,650 0 1,285,494
    1993 18,252 49,951 0 0 68,203 0 940,755
    1994 5,000 94,181 0 0 99,181 0 1,238,381
    1995 8,920 180,887 0 0 189,807 0 953,627
    1996 31,427 23,582 0 0 55,009 0 1,219,968
    1997 981 18,042 0 0 19,023 0 1,493,244
    1998 13,000 5,216 0 0 18,216 904 1,820,027
    1999 10,510 2,541,897 0 0 2,552,407 2,537 5,502,775
    2000 3,346 1,938,719 98,969 0 2,041,034 128,184 4,631,819
    2001 1,759 851,015 90,069 0 942,843 599,286 7,959,406
    2002 41,105 2,753,491 428,049 0 3,222,645 526,741 8,556,266
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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