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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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:MERCURY 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 6,314 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 27,555
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 339,103 14
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30,763 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 171,128 .002
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36,871 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 82,318 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 200,418 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 280,654 1
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,740
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 360,015 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 501 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 179,694 13
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 297,630 14
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 211,435 1

    *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 2,378,179 0 12,897 0 2,391,076 925,789 NA
    1989 3,305,955 0 7,509 0 3,313,464 538,141 NA
    1990 2,590,869 510 55,540 0 2,646,919 317,092 NA
    1991 2,340,930 0 4,819 0 2,345,749 587,548 5,299,598
    1992 1,955,565 0 8,043 0 1,963,608 868,174 7,083,996
    1993 1,846,083 0 1,859 0 1,847,942 1,074,095 6,763,948
    1994 1,810,640 0 10,131 0 1,820,771 1,453,265 8,507,624
    1995 1,587,275 0 4,778 0 1,592,053 1,331,315 8,651,155
    1996 1,450,476 0 1,769 0 1,452,245 1,165,057 9,433,177
    1997 837,933 0 62,019 0 899,952 2,629,140 8,167,721
    1998 526,300 0 54,342 0 580,642 1,872,264 9,439,942
    1999 471,823 1 101,100 0 572,924 3,407,355 10,548,040
    2000 530,436 3 10,178 0 540,617 3,364,405 11,448,206
    2001 425,245 0 4,400 0 429,645 5,838,807 15,911,721
    2002 365,717 14 30,308 0 396,039 3,635,948 9,339,830
    "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 2.80 0 0 0 2.80 0 2.80
    2001 .589 0 0 0 .589 0 .589
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