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Environmental Release Report: COCHISE County, AZ
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COCHISE 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 ARIZONA or facilities in COCHISE 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 COCHISE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 404 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 18 14
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 47,138 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 543 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 43,583
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 526
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 49,903 268
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 895 38
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 101,589 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 103,884
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 52,628 3
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 392 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 52,991
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 115,398 286
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 115,331 14

    *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 98,250 0 2,550 0 100,800 250 NA
    1989 170,643 0 1,500 0 172,143 9,120 NA
    1990 100,750 0 45,600 0 146,350 0 NA
    1991 8 0 9,600 0 9,608 0 5,270
    1992 154 0 8,670 0 8,824 0 8,970
    1993 114,730 0 10,280 0 125,010 1,870 585,022
    1994 45,334 0 841 0 46,175 22,007 1,041,904
    1995 30,553 0 3,207 0 33,760 62,870 7,494,464
    1996 8,898 0 1,983 0 10,881 125,279 17,643,998
    1997 14,826 0 1,896 0 16,722 57,982 5,795,970
    1998 183,486 205 1,414,665 0 1,598,356 73,730 6,281,166
    1999 277,673 179 1,077,000 0 1,354,852 36,318 15,681,962
    2000 252,883 827 1,330,491 0 1,584,201 143,431 15,711,337
    2001 119,770 265 453,245 0 573,279 99,956 19,065,641
    2002 118,806 289 675,757 0 794,852 47,117 9,243,900
    "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 1.41 0 0 0 1.41 0 1.41
    2001 .58 0 0 0 .58 0 .58
    2002 .53 0 0 0 .53 0 .53
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