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Environmental Release Report: LINCOLN County, WY
 
 
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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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    Rank counties in WYOMING or facilities in LINCOLN 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 LINCOLN 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: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 441
    Suspected Carcinogens 139
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 58,580
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 580
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 58,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 49,811 1,500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,621
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 106,441
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 128,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 60,880 290
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 441
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 60,300 290
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 131,670 1,790
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 133,100 1,400

    *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 3,136 0 0 0 3,136 91,920 NA
    1989 2,853 0 0 0 2,853 0 NA
    1990 3,095 0 0 0 3,095 0 NA
    1991 3,154 0 0 0 3,154 41,200 1,636,199
    1992 5,642 0 0 0 5,642 24,800 624,842
    1993 5,071 0 0 0 5,071 0 600,751
    1994 60,150 0 0 0 60,150 0 1,650,270
    1995 61,980 0 0 0 61,980 0 1,595,990
    1996 64,620 0 0 0 64,620 0 1,879,820
    1997 66,209 0 0 0 66,209 0 1,895,950
    1998 305,404 1,500 696,000 0 1,002,904 0 3,282,740
    1999 190,917 1,250 444,000 0 636,167 0 2,873,830
    2000 139,847 553 340,043 0 480,443 0 3,439,035
    2001 130,780 482 405,939 0 537,202 1 1,676,922
    2002 138,530 3,190 417,032 0 558,752 61 1,378,408
    "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 1.47 0 0 0 1.47 0 1.47
    2001 .3198 0 0 0 .3198 0 .32
    2002 .3084 0 0 0 .3084 0 .3084
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