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Environmental Release Report: GRANT County, SD
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GRANT 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 GRANT 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 GRANT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 564
    Suspected Carcinogens 432
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 82,712
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 496
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 82,328
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 130
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 38,691
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 850
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 119,259
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 137,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 83,068
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 246
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 82,668
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 139,231
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 140,460

    *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 250 0 0 0 250 336,632 NA
    1989 250 0 0 0 250 40,020 NA
    1990 750 0 0 0 750 41,520 NA
    1991 750 0 0 0 750 30,093 97,043
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 32,767 65,534
    1993 0 0 192,610 0 192,610 48,920 483,060
    1994 0 0 179,832 0 179,832 43,313 266,458
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 41,642 83,284
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 55,150 118,850
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 65,550 144,690
    1998 176,149 0 1,625,000 0 1,801,149 113,364 2,259,717
    1999 201,552 0 2,520,000 0 2,721,552 423,825 3,573,834
    2000 190,792 0 1,728,030 0 1,918,822 0 2,339,695
    2001 176,388 0 3,063,038 0 3,239,426 0 3,761,243
    2002 142,656 0 1,893,082 0 2,035,738 96,000 2,473,953
    "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 .27 0 0 0 .27 0 .27
    2001 .027 0 0 0 .027 0 .027
    2002 .25 0 0 0 .25 0 .25
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