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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 51
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 66
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 66
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 50,064 2,846
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 66
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 66
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 55,866 930
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 105,930 3,776
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 51
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 105,879 3,776
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 105,879 3,776
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 55,815 930

    *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 12,300 0 4,000 0 16,300 30,240 NA
    1989 81,994 20,000 5,250 0 107,244 194,718 NA
    1990 68,200 13,328 6,250 0 87,778 74,659 NA
    1991 51,782 7,600 32,700 0 92,082 464,000 962,482
    1992 77,727 3,000 15,000 0 95,727 265,463 1,301,233
    1993 85,985 7,000 15,450 0 108,435 242,873 3,919,115
    1994 100,709 5,000 14,275 0 119,984 13,600 1,530,790
    1995 57,099 450 3,150 0 60,699 0 113,761
    1996 43,250 150 425 0 43,825 0 46,370
    1997 65,500 150 200 0 65,850 0 66,000
    1998 80,250 1,340 1,660 0 83,250 0 84,850
    1999 51,700 1,510 77,590 0 130,800 0 132,700
    2000 122,348 6,038 22,590 0 150,976 0 153,091
    2001 140,760 5,970 23,406 0 170,136 0 171,866
    2002 105,930 3,776 21,861 0 131,567 0 116,897
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .1647 0 0 0 .1647 0 .1647
    2001 .195 0 0 0 .195 0 .195
    2002 .1886 0 0 0 .1886 0 .1886
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