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

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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 GLENN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 15,271
    Suspected Carcinogens 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,556
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,556
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,281
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,566
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 62,016
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 62,006
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 62,016
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 62,016
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 62,016

    *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 178,963 0 3,973 0 182,936 15,449 NA
    1989 288,306 0 0 0 288,306 10,460 NA
    1990 480,084 0 2,500 0 482,584 12,041 NA
    1991 400,035 0 3,000 0 403,035 27,605 691,100
    1992 283,005 0 2,844 0 285,849 17,210 230,154
    1993 400,896 0 2,622 0 403,518 14,105 394,704
    1994 472,834 0 6,281 0 479,115 14,760 482,969
    1995 548,994 0 3,161 0 552,155 23,205 571,980
    1996 651,343 0 172 0 651,515 8,756 661,334
    1997 343,539 0 0 0 343,539 4,764 356,841
    1998 340,995 0 0 0 340,995 14,959 355,457
    1999 518,008 0 950 0 518,958 18,458 666,930
    2000 528,127 0 19,945 0 548,072 2,627 686,768
    2001 535,306 0 31,394 0 566,700 2,627 666,295
    2002 62,016 0 17,234 0 79,250 17,738 234,717
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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