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Environmental Release Report: MINNEHAHA County, SD
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MINNEHAHA 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 MINNEHAHA 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 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 72 612
    Suspected Carcinogens 42,787
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 124,701 2,330,365
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,536 612
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 98,886
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 42,657
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 115,546 612
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 115,221 612
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 190,549 731
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 199,762 731
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9 612
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 190,929 119
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 200,213 119
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 190,916 119

    *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 296,274 2,400 0 0 298,674 182,800 NA
    1989 554,756 3,115 0 0 557,871 152,729 NA
    1990 450,430 7,867 0 0 458,297 181,846 NA
    1991 453,700 9,038 7,940 0 470,678 183,140 2,898,320
    1992 580,689 57,000 0 0 637,689 138,622 1,832,414
    1993 624,364 24,013 0 0 648,377 108,394 1,377,983
    1994 588,589 1,900 17 0 590,506 214,380 1,529,065
    1995 572,581 1,232 14 0 573,827 263,319 1,379,422
    1996 446,088 3,401,455 0 0 3,847,543 194,648 4,535,670
    1997 448,874 1,800,088 1 0 2,248,963 175,814 2,742,728
    1998 495,056 807,881 0 0 1,302,937 118,589 1,769,357
    1999 417,404 1,354,494 0 0 1,771,898 133,768 2,174,660
    2000 329,274 2,073,418 3,586 0 2,406,278 141,901 2,753,542
    2001 282,428 2,184,875 1,826 0 2,469,129 755,973 3,464,054
    2002 200,221 2,330,484 768 0 2,531,473 66,575 2,832,461
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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