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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:PROPYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 8,480 821
    Suspected Carcinogens 33,820
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 61,733 821
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,561 821
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 157,476
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 35,638 821
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 104,831 821
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 150,602 821
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 259,929 821
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 63,850
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 199,301 821
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 631 821
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 120,122
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 262,753 821
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 250,211 821

    *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 1,048,410 2 3,238 0 1,051,650 1,867,475 NA
    1989 1,793,236 0 3,075 0 1,796,311 8,320,320 NA
    1990 1,899,710 0 2,615 0 1,902,325 8,465,338 NA
    1991 1,219,365 0 1,636 0 1,221,001 7,627,717 14,574,765
    1992 957,729 0 2,201 0 959,930 7,165,871 13,846,974
    1993 669,549 0 6,075 0 675,624 6,076,050 12,731,698
    1994 941,656 5 751 0 942,412 3,293,771 4,405,274
    1995 928,396 5 751 0 929,152 9,530,082 5,058,187
    1996 757,479 2 1,000 0 758,481 2,416,362 3,542,035
    1997 403,701 15 0 0 403,716 4,137,868 3,676,127
    1998 415,731 0 1,500 0 417,231 4,136,346 4,910,606
    1999 228,942 5 1,500 0 230,447 5,956,272 7,155,724
    2000 178,127 5 4,798 0 182,930 5,605,417 6,358,383
    2001 191,097 5 4,140 0 195,242 4,831,473 5,407,571
    2002 263,626 821 4,379 0 268,826 5,376,315 6,088,769
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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