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Environmental Release Report: PUEBLO County, CO
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PUEBLO 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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    *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 PUEBLO County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 11,442 160
    Suspected Carcinogens 427 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22,011 282
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,501 162
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,062 120
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,385
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 104,062 280
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15,910 355
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,060 160
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 43,510
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 32,403 9,072
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,590 160
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,160 9,030
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 127,773 9,180
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,916 1,320

    *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 769,589 0 7,892,300 1,000 8,662,889 2,205,698 NA
    1989 116,684 47,808 437,453 500 602,445 1,268,204 NA
    1990 210,984 52,319 355,851 250 619,404 31,199 NA
    1991 248,389 3,300 233,280 500 485,469 3,278,755 8,422,020
    1992 251,146 1,000 124,250 500 376,896 5,356,109 10,819,079
    1993 377,742 8,400 88,500 500 475,142 6,439,926 13,821,755
    1994 444,956 0 125,520 0 570,476 7,274,348 18,107,359
    1995 425,792 1,338 67,950 0 495,080 6,166,725 11,594,976
    1996 120,598 1,300 56,440 0 178,338 6,680,187 6,970,215
    1997 104,669 4,000 58,420 0 167,089 12,977,460 6,658,305
    1998 117,226 5,530 561,100 0 683,856 7,198,973 7,898,883
    1999 112,123 11,470 648,192 0 771,785 7,091,426 8,083,749
    2000 105,875 10,634 700,305 0 816,814 7,954,993 9,444,059
    2001 256,373 11,202 531,127 0 798,702 8,212,546 11,371,219
    2002 135,539 10,587 669,509 0 815,635 8,440,621 14,887,851
    "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 .34 0 0 0 .34 0 .34
    2001 .34 0 0 0 .34 0 .34
    2002 .36 0 0 0 .36 0 .36
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