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Environmental Release Report: MOHAVE County, AZ
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MOHAVE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 MOHAVE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 7,456 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 27
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,476 28
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,865 8
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,357 20
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,837
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,501 8
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,242 28
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 22,718 28
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,032
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 24,878 8
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 47 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,160 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 27,984 20
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 25,646

    *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 314,956 250 0 0 315,206 16,238 NA
    1989 123,957 250 250 0 124,457 7,177 NA
    1990 89,372 0 250 0 89,622 2,722 NA
    1991 65,903 0 0 0 65,903 264,940 462,964
    1992 61,082 0 0 0 61,082 244,337 596,208
    1993 36,513 0 0 0 36,513 249,265 584,000
    1994 31,570 0 0 0 31,570 4,927,548 5,632,791
    1995 49,993 0 0 0 49,993 4,050,981 6,880,425
    1996 40,934 0 0 0 40,934 5,134,511 8,121,760
    1997 12,946 17 0 0 12,963 16,735,280 12,304,622
    1998 36,522 0 137,517 0 174,039 9,109,046 12,703,940
    1999 8,773 0 3,200 0 11,973 6,882,931 9,830,699
    2000 46,924 1,106 2,100 0 50,130 10,269,421 13,445,698
    2001 29,786 255 5,126 0 35,166 154,502 277,241
    2002 35,146 28 5,149 0 40,322 54,741 290,613
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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