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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 608
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,922
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,030 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 359
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,671
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,147
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,534
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,371
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,242
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,105
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,748
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 94
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,907
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 12,879
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,260

    *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 17,736 0 0 0 17,736 253 NA
    1989 33,972 0 250 0 34,222 21,750 NA
    1990 53,566 0 250 0 53,816 15,376 NA
    1991 49,536 0 0 0 49,536 21,280 76,660
    1992 45,090 0 0 0 45,090 7,890 67,260
    1993 28,497 0 300 0 28,797 45,083 74,789
    1994 29,995 0 0 0 29,995 21,593 51,388
    1995 11,102 0 0 0 11,102 23,618 44,500
    1996 4,073 0 0 0 4,073 107,887 111,491
    1997 2,850 0 0 0 2,850 63,656 34,679
    1998 12,517 0 93,481,560 0 93,494,077 40,994 93,534,309
    1999 20,514 25 105,515,171 0 105,535,710 121,861 105,657,247
    2000 51,213 5 95,361,076 0 95,412,294 114,703 95,526,062
    2001 39,333 5 114,389,035 0 114,428,373 84,869 114,512,615
    2002 13,003 5 502,243 0 515,251 27,214 541,087
    "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 .178 0 0 0 .178 0 .178
    2001 .162 0 0 0 .162 0 .162
    2002 .1734 0 0 0 .1734 0 .1734
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