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Environmental Release Report: BROOKINGS County, SD
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BROOKINGS 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 SOUTH DAKOTA or facilities in BROOKINGS 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 BROOKINGS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 15,072
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 214,606
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 89,343
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 589,411
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,983
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 189,460
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 217,702
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 217,696
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 685,732
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 88
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 675,579
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 682,043
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 217,609

    *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 940,992 0 0 0 940,992 71,373 NA
    1989 1,412,784 0 0 0 1,412,784 300,715 NA
    1990 1,333,733 0 0 0 1,333,733 185,077 NA
    1991 1,440,499 0 0 0 1,440,499 157,376 1,636,937
    1992 1,474,489 0 0 0 1,474,489 161,867 1,697,763
    1993 428,609 0 0 0 428,609 191,243 1,911,662
    1994 348,988 0 0 0 348,988 113,027 1,880,517
    1995 457,818 0 363 0 458,181 173,845 2,152,937
    1996 638,942 0 1,002 0 639,944 254,665 2,455,698
    1997 1,275,860 0 250 0 1,276,110 563,961 3,256,149
    1998 1,264,898 0 250 0 1,265,148 318,860 3,194,244
    1999 1,172,714 0 0 0 1,172,714 340,230 3,493,823
    2000 847,697 0 0 0 847,697 303,983 3,001,457
    2001 834,688 0 0 0 834,688 269,980 1,911,381
    2002 689,109 0 0 0 689,109 293,469 2,469,672
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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