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Environmental Release Report: MADISON County, NE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MADISON 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 MADISON 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 MADISON 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 3,199 27
    Suspected Carcinogens 964 8
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 33,613 27
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,913 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 41,104 24
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 23
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,933 220
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 35,227 157
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 57,446 3
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 74,190 49
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,842 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 71,434 46
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 102,848 361
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 25,150 32

    *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 71,668 45,800 0 0 117,468 163,806 NA
    1989 186,857 0 0 0 186,857 95,470 NA
    1990 104,291 116,000 0 0 220,291 139,499 NA
    1991 109,690 0 0 0 109,690 295,854 1,096,682
    1992 86,999 0 0 0 86,999 293,101 1,157,262
    1993 55,832 0 0 0 55,832 143,784 801,630
    1994 57,670 1,061 308 0 59,039 10,641,826 11,453,566
    1995 67,795 600 235 0 68,630 7,443,039 8,459,623
    1996 88,044 532 3,903 0 92,479 7,870,227 438,469
    1997 76,941 760 6,207 0 83,908 14,999,633 3,479,602
    1998 87,868 332 15,500 0 103,700 5,956,457 16,184,721
    1999 84,160 477 9,600 0 94,237 7,848,406 7,830,027
    2000 133,468 289 0 0 133,757 8,016,336 8,187,707
    2001 134,299 316 0 0 134,615 10,428,867 10,669,210
    2002 105,785 364 305 0 106,454 13,027,210 13,295,888
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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