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Environmental Release Report: LINCOLN County, SD
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LINCOLN 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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    *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 LINCOLN 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:LEAD
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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 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 33,471
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 33,469
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,481
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 33,482
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 33,495
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 33,483
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 33,492
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 33,495
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,481

    *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 36,000 0 250 0 36,250 34,000 NA
    1989 18,000 0 0 0 18,000 40,000 NA
    1990 77,000 0 0 0 77,000 40,250 NA
    1991 38,288 0 0 0 38,288 212 34,671
    1992 41,045 0 0 0 41,045 1,805 41,045
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 8,388 8,388
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 11,144 11,144
    1995 16,130 0 0 0 16,130 3,117 19,597
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 4,457 4,457
    1997 34,895 0 0 0 34,895 9,473 40,135
    1998 28,296 0 0 0 28,296 11,325 44,491
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 14,970 14,970
    2000 17,066 0 0 0 17,066 11,270 28,336
    2001 11,079 0 0 0 11,079 16,921 28,001
    2002 33,495 0 0 0 33,495 59,814 93,309
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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