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Environmental Release Report: DOUGLAS County, NE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DOUGLAS 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 DOUGLAS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 56,005 47
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,508
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 406,779 47
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12,244 47
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 474,012
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 57,107 47
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 712,860 199
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 194,738 47
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,042,546 47
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 744,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 590,093 47
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,195 47
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 555,696
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,138,334 199
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,042,545 47

    *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 5,194,061 4,040 7,222 0 5,205,323 3,842,678 NA
    1989 4,367,405 12,594 4,000 0 4,383,999 4,321,371 NA
    1990 3,909,822 11,600 3,260 0 3,924,682 4,181,064 NA
    1991 3,975,675 12,060 85,028 0 4,072,763 13,925,426 50,221,998
    1992 3,491,232 12,141 22,113 0 3,525,486 15,037,443 51,841,887
    1993 2,908,193 14,324 61,255 0 2,983,772 13,876,113 107,252,624
    1994 1,392,072 11,437 19,810 0 1,423,319 34,868,718 47,575,747
    1995 1,512,249 9,191 8,654 0 1,530,094 21,880,773 33,700,160
    1996 1,197,508 6,156 2,505 0 1,206,169 17,328,121 37,346,929
    1997 985,746 1,751 3,005 0 990,502 31,158,614 22,557,986
    1998 1,477,655 639 381,303 0 1,859,597 14,536,681 19,034,939
    1999 1,247,484 236 568,005 0 1,815,725 13,800,648 16,929,351
    2000 1,166,629 473 247,025 0 1,414,127 11,732,379 13,408,735
    2001 1,085,702 197 519,057 0 1,604,956 3,484,205 5,638,404
    2002 1,140,077 199 725,408 0 1,865,684 7,233,300 9,449,273
    "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 .261 0 0 0 .261 0 .261
    2001 .26 0 0 0 .26 0 .26
    2002 .266 0 0 0 .266 0 .26
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