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Environmental Release Report: SONOMA County, CA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SONOMA 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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in CALIFORNIA or facilities in SONOMA 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 SONOMA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 426
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,444
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,870
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 176
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,694
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,620
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,870
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,870
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,125
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,125
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 176
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,949
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,125
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,125

    *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 314,474 0 0 0 314,474 112,658 NA
    1989 252,278 0 0 0 252,278 114,481 NA
    1990 202,586 30 0 0 202,616 99,072 NA
    1991 120,613 5 34,271 0 154,889 102,245 815,041
    1992 86,114 5 31,659 0 117,778 160,063 648,801
    1993 28,935 0 28,545 0 57,480 204,958 660,908
    1994 3,692 0 36,849 0 40,541 79,966 700,996
    1995 4,200 255 26,469 0 30,924 109,012 381,026
    1996 3,500 5 35,292 0 38,797 166,025 401,212
    1997 2,220 5 31,659 0 33,884 484,423 431,485
    1998 675 5 36,047 0 36,727 290,559 376,105
    1999 741 5 46,427 0 47,173 233,197 378,568
    2000 5,943 5 35,292 0 41,240 206,631 358,662
    2001 358 0 30,102 0 30,460 129,177 269,014
    2002 8,125 0 33,216 0 41,341 120,389 286,888
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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