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

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    Rank counties in CALIFORNIA or facilities in MADERA 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 MADERA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 62,734
    Suspected Carcinogens 94,098
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 138,971
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 419
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 138,547
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 94,097
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 166,537
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 129,779
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 227,707
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 227,713
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 419
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 227,538
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 228,060
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 227,288

    *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 82,564 0 0 0 82,564 297,019 NA
    1989 79,564 0 1,400,000 0 1,479,564 197,599 NA
    1990 109,128 0 931,000 0 1,040,128 89,385 NA
    1991 95,694 0 760,000 0 855,694 36,364 905,147
    1992 82,949 0 1,005,963 0 1,088,912 84,687 1,204,435
    1993 80,398 0 1,478,186 0 1,558,584 42,364 1,652,238
    1994 66,036 0 45,179 0 111,215 25,591 1,383,518
    1995 440,968 0 40,429 0 481,397 11,426 1,734,622
    1996 250,611 0 56,271 0 306,882 174,864 362,569
    1997 370,396 0 59,037 0 429,433 17,834 229,864
    1998 454,652 0 105,751 0 560,403 49,286 660,213
    1999 120,561 0 105,050 0 225,611 29,341 349,356
    2000 122,672 0 81,033 0 203,705 12,358 324,441
    2001 162,673 0 38,207 0 200,880 22,127 333,621
    2002 228,707 0 47,141 0 275,849 2,861 355,730
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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