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Environmental Release Report: SAN BERNARDINO County, CA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SAN BERNARDINO 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 SAN BERNARDINO 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
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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 143,846 22
    Suspected Carcinogens 226,458 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 347,508 1,378
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 17,129 22
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 377,381 407
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 233,214 18
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 875,718 794
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 401,273 43
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,224,596 43
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 576,324
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 697,894 972
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,584 22
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 653,574 1,356
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,293,788 1,765
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,127,526 410

    *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 2,859,327 843,576 5,684,339 10,543 9,397,785 3,736,194 NA
    1989 3,291,645 737,781 3,052,537 0 7,081,963 1,454,513 NA
    1990 4,239,839 103,780 2,545,571 10 6,889,200 4,828,559 NA
    1991 4,653,346 97,025 5,933,481 0 10,683,852 7,627,430 23,017,896
    1992 3,768,065 164,075 969,232 0 4,901,372 7,686,275 19,081,183
    1993 3,078,987 70,425 664,199 0 3,813,611 8,505,875 16,708,864
    1994 2,300,136 165,515 591,157 0 3,056,808 7,054,418 14,077,526
    1995 1,985,713 119,735 1,988,949 110,000 4,204,397 19,551,998 15,253,314
    1996 1,282,630 192,167 9,503 192,133 1,676,433 7,499,417 12,285,218
    1997 1,162,258 129,948 15,910 129,933 1,438,049 16,783,328 11,249,307
    1998 1,869,383 47 5,135,260 0 7,004,690 8,501,536 17,722,722
    1999 1,723,227 226,883 387,028 0 2,337,138 9,825,846 14,339,745
    2000 1,350,651 44,384 480,832 11,350 1,887,217 13,249,309 20,088,375
    2001 1,258,102 23,441 528,805 1,600 1,811,948 9,573,878 19,857,722
    2002 1,305,751 1,769 613,871 0 1,921,391 9,854,495 18,759,352
    "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 11.79 0 0 0 11.79 0 11.79
    2001 9.54 0 0 0 9.54 91.59 120
    2002 3.98 0 0 0 3.98 0 115
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