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

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    Rank counties in NEBRASKA or facilities in SALINE 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 SALINE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 10 37
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 229 759,181
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20 38
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15 287
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 229 38
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 56,127 70
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 56,127 106
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 55,928 107
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 56,142 357
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 56,127 106

    *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 44,835 21,518 0 0 66,353 3,950 NA
    1989 41,558 27,844 3,871 0 73,273 2,104 NA
    1990 117,312 71,523 0 0 188,835 5,544 NA
    1991 160,380 58,255 170,000 0 388,635 6,344 637,482
    1992 89,756 19,368 0 0 109,124 6,960 569,664
    1993 54,901 28,367 4,160 0 87,428 2,572 411,022
    1994 96,936 13,688 0 0 110,624 3,219 591,396
    1995 90,701 6,844 0 0 97,545 5,819 487,118
    1996 67,593 43,968 0 0 111,561 5,399 437,557
    1997 53,897 49,401 0 0 103,298 14,298 406,849
    1998 55,516 1,199 4 0 56,719 7,441 817,800
    1999 58,345 1,306,937 0 0 1,365,282 7,966 1,834,079
    2000 38,736 1,182,999 0 0 1,221,735 9,089 1,440,270
    2001 75,403 667,645 0 0 743,048 13,096 1,400,659
    2002 56,142 759,500 0 0 815,642 16,129 1,406,724
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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