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Environmental Release Report: NEMAHA County, NE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEMAHA 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 NEMAHA 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 NEMAHA 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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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 15,640
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 80,993
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,610
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 79,128
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,640
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 65,717
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 77,549
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 77,549
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 76,813
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,610
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 79,383
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 80,993
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 80,002

    *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 11,437 0 0 0 11,437 0 NA
    1989 112,709 0 0 0 112,709 4,684 NA
    1990 139,681 0 0 0 139,681 0 NA
    1991 94,691 0 0 0 94,691 1 94,798
    1992 125,532 0 0 0 125,532 0 125,532
    1993 143,946 0 0 0 143,946 6,117 150,063
    1994 157,146 0 0 0 157,146 5 156,992
    1995 229,845 0 0 0 229,845 2,442 235,579
    1996 272,711 0 0 0 272,711 770 273,891
    1997 126,893 0 0 0 126,893 29,300 141,429
    1998 48,714 0 0 0 48,714 1,068 49,634
    1999 22,252 0 0 0 22,252 1,542 23,603
    2000 61,172 0 0 0 61,172 4,402 65,712
    2001 73,485 0 27 0 73,511 1,709 75,095
    2002 80,993 0 41 0 81,034 998 81,594
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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