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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    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 236
    Suspected Carcinogens 630
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 286,739
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 51,407
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 236
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,079 255
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 55,739
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 56,103
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 293,570
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 236
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 61,635
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 76,942 255
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,525

    *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 770,701 75,250 1,250 0 847,201 253,708 NA
    1989 882,759 75,250 1,250 0 959,259 277,962 NA
    1990 804,624 49,565 1,000 0 855,189 582,832 NA
    1991 806,724 250 0 0 806,974 846,591 1,848,688
    1992 745,094 250 4,223 0 749,567 480,324 2,556,529
    1993 468,999 250 107,500 0 576,749 259,617 1,592,419
    1994 428,306 250 142,200 0 570,756 415,528 2,783,946
    1995 456,126 250 130,000 0 586,376 585,976 1,948,897
    1996 237,567 86 0 0 237,653 919,238 1,953,463
    1997 259,103 183 0 0 259,286 1,722,347 1,983,102
    1998 309,270 180 0 0 309,450 888,472 2,283,117
    1999 345,021 200 0 0 345,221 921,274 2,210,125
    2000 414,632 250 0 0 414,882 1,105,673 2,653,370
    2001 284,556 380 0 0 284,936 2,114,282 3,326,544
    2002 308,021 255 35 0 308,311 1,655,769 3,237,963
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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