POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: VENTURA County, CA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in VENTURA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    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 VENTURA 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.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Environmental Justice Analysis for VENTURA County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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
    Examine current exposure monitoring data for this area

      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 101
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,906
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,600
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,298
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,230
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,763
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,575
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,673
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 66,458
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 75,537
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 70,816
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 70,512
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 66,762

    *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.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 1,369,400 0 2,400 0 1,371,800 605,389 NA
    1989 1,031,134 0 0 0 1,031,134 436,417 NA
    1990 923,591 4,515 1,000 0 929,106 366,837 NA
    1991 842,652 6,000 0 0 848,652 701,785 6,278,965
    1992 704,520 15 4,200 0 708,735 864,523 6,212,691
    1993 400,554 15 1,250 0 401,819 689,457 5,661,380
    1994 316,278 15 750 0 317,043 514,751 2,757,523
    1995 231,729 0 0 0 231,729 542,718 2,361,571
    1996 89,502 0 0 0 89,502 339,530 1,775,269
    1997 51,175 0 0 0 51,175 1,379,486 1,601,672
    1998 82,776 0 0 0 82,776 724,901 1,378,274
    1999 41,448 0 0 0 41,448 662,867 1,685,548
    2000 81,051 0 0 0 81,051 1,576,105 1,981,021
    2001 76,114 10 188 0 76,312 1,595,914 2,053,335
    2002 75,922 0 0 0 75,922 1,539,960 2,065,023
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 0 0 0 0 0 .007556 .007558
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 .01001 .01001
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 .0158 .01588
      [ top ]
     
     
    Fax companies responsible for the top-ranked pollution problems in VENTURA County (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about pollution in VENTURA County


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
     
     
  • Links

    Scorecard's report for VENTURA County on
  •   [ top ]