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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 1,578 251
    Suspected Carcinogens 10,935 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 32,791 251
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 118 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 32,674 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,815
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 41,810 506
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 32,670 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 113,263 1
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 29,360
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 84,017 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 83,913 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 114,426 505
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 113,279 255

    *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 584,220 7,252 0 0 591,472 18,980 NA
    1989 354,827 9,691 0 0 364,518 1,500 NA
    1990 312,008 21,511 0 0 333,519 1,030 NA
    1991 154,313 15,798 270 0 170,381 266 2,295,893
    1992 157,451 15,369 0 0 172,820 3,255 2,267,756
    1993 126,920 6,244 0 0 133,164 1,510 1,222,230
    1994 63,354 548 53 0 63,955 250 367,575
    1995 201,398 22,065 0 0 223,463 2,856 1,996,411
    1996 154,600 22,906 2,616 0 180,122 2,866 2,471,434
    1997 144,625 21,218 2,200 0 168,043 4,400 2,715,312
    1998 180,442 22,704 1,683 0 204,829 1,683 2,734,603
    1999 182,856 6,542 290 0 189,688 892 4,041,515
    2000 211,981 89,449 25 0 301,455 34,555 3,317,330
    2001 158,483 2,610 20 0 161,113 7,504 1,899,397
    2002 114,543 506 0 0 115,050 27,173 150,371
    "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 .3296 .284 0 0 .6136 .3812 .9948
    2001 .2492 .032 0 0 .2812 .1526 .4338
    2002 .1746 0 0 0 .1746 0 .1746
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