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Environmental Release Report: LANDER County, NV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LANDER 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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    Rank counties in NEVADA or facilities in LANDER 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 LANDER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 167
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,015
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,985
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,684
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,145
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,440
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,115
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,551
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 197,436
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 199,180
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 149
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 196,043
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 208,284
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 205,044

    *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 4,026 250 0 0 4,276 0 NA
    1989 2,489 250 0 0 2,739 0 NA
    1990 3,078 250 0 0 3,328 0 NA
    1991 2,900 250 0 0 3,150 0 429,062
    1992 71,330 250 292,400 0 363,980 0 810,432
    1993 341,332 0 5,235,336 0 5,576,668 0 5,576,926
    1994 211,250 0 0 0 211,250 0 210,636
    1995 240,850 0 1,860 0 242,710 0 242,959
    1996 246,199 0 499 0 246,698 0 250,998
    1997 240,000 0 0 0 240,000 0 240,000
    1998 612,263 62,000 150,688,085 0 151,362,348 23,200 154,983,702
    1999 490,731 0 100,024,352 0 100,515,083 19,395 103,648,292
    2000 333,390 5 170,631,468 0 170,964,863 54,740 173,417,801
    2001 223,819 5 67,966,613 0 68,190,437 55,443 71,894,840
    2002 209,962 0 3,431,913 0 3,641,875 36,129 6,192,586
    "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 .486 0 0 0 .486 0 .486
    2001 .138 0 0 0 .138 0 .138
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