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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CADMIUM 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 1,855 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,835 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,355 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 26,980 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 174,705 2,305
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,605 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,835 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 26,480
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 28,585 255
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,355 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,730 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 201,580 2,560
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 26,980

    *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 27,578 0 0 0 27,578 0 NA
    1989 35,169 0 9,200 0 44,369 0 NA
    1990 42,702 0 0 0 42,702 0 NA
    1991 41,995 0 0 0 41,995 0 43,161
    1992 46,428 0 0 0 46,428 0 46,326
    1993 69,394 0 0 0 69,394 0 70,316
    1994 71,560 0 0 0 71,560 1,804,368 1,909,093
    1995 70,383 0 40,000 0 110,383 1,940,000 2,660,587
    1996 48,873 11,204 0 0 60,077 1,706,944 1,764,751
    1997 87,063 10,030 0 0 97,093 10,944,400 5,609,802
    1998 168,780 11,453 0 0 180,233 2,052,100 2,226,932
    1999 117,628 3,215 0 0 120,843 3,474,500 3,655,745
    2000 150,718 3,070 750 0 154,538 3,183,700 3,413,573
    2001 83,893 30 750 0 84,673 2,702,350 2,836,837
    2002 203,185 2,565 505 0 206,255 7,395,778 7,703,062
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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