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Environmental Release Report: PROWERS County, CO
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PROWERS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 PROWERS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 51,136
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 61,785
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,149
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 54,924
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 51,136
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 61,785
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 61,285
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 61,285
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 64,573
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 65,073
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 65,073
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 61,785

    *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 62,387 0 0 0 62,387 5 NA
    1989 73,556 0 0 0 73,556 10 NA
    1990 67,652 0 0 0 67,652 5 NA
    1991 58,438 0 0 0 58,438 196,691 255,799
    1992 60,566 0 0 0 60,566 10 61,076
    1993 71,941 0 0 0 71,941 7,392 80,430
    1994 63,406 0 0 0 63,406 11,970 75,376
    1995 58,981 0 0 0 58,981 11,685 70,666
    1996 62,964 0 0 0 62,964 10,784 70,578
    1997 50,957 0 0 0 50,957 57,094 65,951
    1998 86,542 0 0 0 86,542 103,060 147,000
    1999 71,375 0 0 0 71,375 49,344 120,719
    2000 129,210 0 0 0 129,210 37,000 166,193
    2001 80,372 0 4 0 80,376 25,285 105,661
    2002 65,073 0 4 0 65,077 36,814 101,737
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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