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Environmental Release Report: SANTA CRUZ County, AZ
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SANTA CRUZ County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 SANTA CRUZ County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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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 17
    Suspected Carcinogens 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 267 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 267
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 267
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 262 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 267 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 267 250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 267 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 267 250

    *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 49,368 0 0 0 49,368 7,800 NA
    1990 103,928 0 0 0 103,928 17,400 NA
    1991 21,105 0 0 0 21,105 128,903 485,053
    1992 91,390 0 0 0 91,390 161,000 586,589
    1993 81,415 0 0 0 81,415 116,742 520,932
    1994 60,135 0 0 0 60,135 91,200 457,701
    1995 39,996 0 0 0 39,996 112,400 520,371
    1996 20,163 0 0 0 20,163 141,600 408,005
    1997 3,500 0 0 0 3,500 427,400 593,900
    1998 1,825 0 0 0 1,825 274,900 717,766
    1999 156 0 0 0 156 229,951 602,018
    2000 160 250 0 0 410 149,256 495,481
    2001 331 250 0 0 581 112,016 360,809
    2002 267 250 0 0 517 4,840 69,904
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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