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Environmental Release Report: DAWSON County, NE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DAWSON 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 DAWSON 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 DAWSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 8 69
    Suspected Carcinogens 8 207
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,561 6,000,085
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6 45
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,545 40
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,275 285
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,563 292
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,213 355
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20,211 353
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6 45
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20,204 319
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20,326 535
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,205 486

    *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 193,726 500 0 0 194,226 29,795 NA
    1989 215,598 3,600 0 0 219,198 25,329 NA
    1990 332,158 1,520 0 0 333,678 42,166 NA
    1991 164,705 403 250 0 165,358 1,038,066 1,336,146
    1992 213,934 2,664 0 0 216,598 1,253,116 1,938,546
    1993 118,985 2,018 0 0 121,003 1,358,382 1,768,116
    1994 188,230 2,275 0 0 190,505 1,764,772 2,591,351
    1995 115,425 1,775 0 0 117,200 955,910 1,751,978
    1996 158,425 2,275 0 0 160,700 1,004,850 1,901,516
    1997 186,285 4,375 9,700 0 200,360 1,526,730 1,772,605
    1998 168,716 1,503,020 6,800 0 1,678,536 754,670 3,437,222
    1999 151,958 6,500,774 8,505 0 6,661,237 893,510 7,844,462
    2000 170,567 6,700,756 250 0 6,871,573 778,656 8,012,220
    2001 72,954 6,600,605 250 0 6,673,809 690,052 7,743,554
    2002 20,337 6,000,580 0 0 6,020,916 552,989 7,117,077
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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