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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 7,812
    Suspected Carcinogens 27
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 454,315 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 144,952 1
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,200
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20,443
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 125,975 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 150,684 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 169,753
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 152,145 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 169,772 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,118

    *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 287,843 3,250 292,877 0 583,970 407,638 NA
    1989 423,621 0 262,727 0 686,348 337,336 NA
    1990 371,532 0 273,972 0 645,504 165,324 NA
    1991 350,354 0 436,238 0 786,592 729,035 6,170,150
    1992 380,586 0 364,874 0 745,460 678,731 7,024,359
    1993 405,837 0 220,636 0 626,473 796,565 6,869,697
    1994 372,224 0 79,655 0 451,879 438,117 6,106,105
    1995 197,069 0 79,650 0 276,719 381,630 2,735,567
    1996 249,482 0 129,327 0 378,809 414,206 3,568,332
    1997 395,673 0 52,417 0 448,090 598,420 3,087,072
    1998 219,170 4 12 0 219,186 705,846 4,497,291
    1999 165,164 0 324,674 0 489,838 773,238 4,423,387
    2000 181,994 0 395,704 0 577,698 1,348,454 3,954,847
    2001 139,074 260 372,711 0 512,045 1,051,102 4,225,565
    2002 484,779 1 7,675 0 492,456 1,336,521 4,097,945
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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