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Environmental Release Report: SAN JOAQUIN County, CA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SAN JOAQUIN 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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    *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 JOAQUIN 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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 5,063 18
    Suspected Carcinogens 11,045 17
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 138,088 114
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,152 15
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 70,168 32
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,446 11
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 366,958 49
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 76,332 145
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 499,029 123
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 353,715
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 208,202 148
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,207 12
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 129,998 38
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 508,453 177
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 451,345 135

    *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 1,353,170 4,250 322,996 0 1,680,416 738,316 NA
    1989 1,663,952 500 593,534 0 2,257,986 443,922 NA
    1990 1,679,806 1,515 498,482 30 2,179,833 416,112 NA
    1991 1,610,710 505 501,549 0 2,112,764 1,802,614 6,430,729
    1992 1,543,343 0 487,204 0 2,030,547 1,397,659 5,264,026
    1993 1,442,317 250 284,770 0 1,727,337 1,522,471 4,898,029
    1994 1,482,115 250 50,049 0 1,532,414 848,789 3,764,672
    1995 1,307,800 250 19,835 0 1,327,885 677,173 2,794,595
    1996 1,432,152 218,624 18,848 0 1,669,624 920,054 3,370,193
    1997 1,266,038 250 30,714 0 1,297,002 1,752,697 3,276,169
    1998 1,499,558 276 101,227 0 1,601,061 1,555,135 5,182,144
    1999 1,858,156 374 177,102 0 2,035,632 713,632 4,834,421
    2000 1,507,971 548 19,812 0 1,528,331 733,661 4,106,917
    2001 843,217 42 13,656 0 856,915 1,116,860 3,861,393
    2002 568,427 214 15,418 0 584,059 989,022 135,641,145
    "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 .2784 0 0 0 .2794 0 .279
    2001 .2499 .00134 0 0 .2513 99.00 99.20
    2002 .3117 .0099 0 0 .3216 395 395
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