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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL
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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 500
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,255
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,255
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 755
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,755
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,755
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,755
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,755
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,255
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,755

    *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 1,432 1 0 0 1,433 325,465 NA
    1989 9,615 0 0 0 9,615 7,505 NA
    1990 70,589 0 0 0 70,589 5 NA
    1991 91,870 5 0 0 91,875 214,775 299,384
    1992 95,534 6 0 0 95,540 199,972 293,784
    1993 71,772 1 0 0 71,773 238,120 395,804
    1994 84,555 5 0 0 84,560 1,260 295,589
    1995 89,548 5 0 0 89,553 755 285,578
    1996 99,729 0 0 0 99,729 255 95,034
    1997 28,195 0 0 0 28,195 0 28,247
    1998 510 0 0 0 510 250 1,310
    1999 510 0 0 0 510 5 1,312
    2000 3,265 5 0 0 3,270 992,345 995,554
    2001 1,755 0 0 0 1,755 603,745 605,105
    2002 2,255 0 0 0 2,255 650,688 651,843
    "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 .0067 0 0 0 .0067 .00419 .0109
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 .0392 0
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 .0394 0
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