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Environmental Release Report: EUREKA County, NV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in EUREKA 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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    Rank counties in NEVADA or facilities in EUREKA 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 EUREKA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 326
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,866 .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 41,331 .100
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 816 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,281
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 38,180
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 490
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 448
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 83,979
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 66
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 84,680 .100
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 259
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 81,728
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 82,141
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 81,834

    *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
    1998 208,195 7,088 131,913,906 0 132,129,189 449 139,851,996
    1999 93,081 769 110,099,838 0 110,193,688 99 115,288,176
    2000 54,278 1,135 154,269,724 0 154,325,137 75 397,424,751
    2001 94,523 2,079 171,952,758 0 172,049,360 2,911 197,269,098
    2002 85,432 .100 43,572,135 0 43,657,567 108,171 71,415,765
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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