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Environmental Release Report: GAGE County, NE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GAGE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Rank counties in NEBRASKA or facilities in GAGE 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 GAGE 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:NICKEL
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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 510 20
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,015 35,798
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,515 5,420
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,110 70
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,520 5,547
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 261,975 7,188
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 261,975 7,188
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 254,975 1,683
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 288,067 7,280
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 287,702 7,208

    *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 2,146,253 62,057 39,500 0 2,247,810 2,750 NA
    1989 1,993,340 100,336 30,290 0 2,123,966 5,050 NA
    1990 2,775,101 166,605 1,650 0 2,943,356 8,678 NA
    1991 2,568,101 210,800 9,469 0 2,788,370 48,480 3,936,700
    1992 947,838 288,250 1,255 0 1,237,343 55,036 2,654,286
    1993 693,246 121,070 5 0 814,321 56,988 2,029,395
    1994 756,188 130,703 4,405 0 891,296 59,572 1,640,380
    1995 844,163 53,814 360 0 898,337 44,221 1,629,438
    1996 963,811 89,910 2,124 0 1,055,845 72,981 1,905,975
    1997 383,004 64,452 0 0 447,456 570,637 1,683,169
    1998 405,668 102,174 700 0 508,542 118,253 1,482,111
    1999 349,953 102,901 3,100 0 455,954 139,233 1,625,305
    2000 349,455 74,255 0 0 423,710 164,977 2,208,605
    2001 337,257 59,037 165 0 396,459 192,267 1,713,961
    2002 288,067 42,933 294 0 331,294 126,784 7,700,119
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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