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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in SOUTH DAKOTA or facilities in LAWRENCE 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 LAWRENCE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 4,706 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 3 216
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,246 122,706
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,242 .350
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 752 1,240
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1 270
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,734 45
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,414 1,241
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,146 1,858
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,607 2,128
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,242 .300
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,153 623
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,352 2,158
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,366 1,144

    *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 4,581 0 0 0 4,581 5,485 NA
    1989 5,467 0 0 0 5,467 0 NA
    1990 47,450 0 0 0 47,450 0 NA
    1991 8,901 0 0 0 8,901 0 340,669
    1992 15,868 0 0 0 15,868 0 326,287
    1993 11,240 0 0 0 11,240 0 36,811,000
    1996 8,480 0 0 0 8,480 34,350 29,668,250
    1997 16,012 0 0 0 16,012 63,800 58,023,345
    1998 94,798 210,775 16,851,505 0 17,157,078 78,253 21,664,113
    1999 124,275 228,443 5,117,500 0 5,470,218 309,009 7,708,120
    2000 96,580 243,129 2,502,100 822,600 3,664,409 78,712 6,489,036
    2001 102,707 228,694 5,387,420 704,700 6,423,521 88,933 11,546,417
    2002 14,058 123,829 5,934,520 40,255 6,112,662 75,071 10,869,191
    "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 0 12.60 0 0 12.60 87.60 100
    2001 0 3.80 0 0 3.80 267 271
    2002 0 2.40 0 0 2.40 219 250
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