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Environmental Release Report: LYON County, NV
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LYON 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 LYON 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 LYON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE
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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 472,737
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,438
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 103,217 16,450
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 510,998
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,559
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 478,217
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 53,782
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 55,888 16,450
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 526,635 16,450
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 103,284 16,450
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 472,693
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 53,942
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 528,702 16,450
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 526,529 16,450

    *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 27,564 0 0 0 27,564 0 NA
    1989 82,191 0 99,560 0 181,751 375 NA
    1990 50,999 0 740 0 51,739 990 NA
    1991 151,875 0 8,290 0 160,165 13,440 167,829
    1992 142,662 0 0 0 142,662 25,241 180,097
    1993 115,912 0 0 0 115,912 22,026 131,599
    1994 147,960 0 0 0 147,960 15,710 166,716
    1995 158,397 0 0 0 158,397 23,887 187,392
    1996 161,242 0 0 0 161,242 26,063 192,180
    1997 111,834 0 0 0 111,834 82,188 151,965
    1998 109,135 0 675,015 0 784,150 1,453,914 4,429,702
    1999 92,988 0 0 0 92,988 1,560,990 6,728,372
    2000 101,397 13,200 0 0 114,597 932,810 12,817,675
    2001 183,896 14,500 5,406 0 203,802 463,322 21,081,127
    2002 575,996 16,450 0 0 592,446 178,515 24,173,926
    "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 .272 0 0 0 .272 631 946
    2001 .601 0 0 0 .601 198 346
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 489 587
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