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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ALDRIN
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 51,920
    Suspected Carcinogens 42
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 72,041
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,288
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,154
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 17,189
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,330
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 58,075
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 50,423
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 72,507
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,384
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 63,065
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 81,488
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 80,317

    *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 65,487 0 2,467,079 0 2,532,566 242,632 3,071,369
    1999 55,036 0 2,879,988 0 2,935,024 378,099 3,589,792
    2000 23,200 0 1,221,521 0 1,244,721 859 1,253,860
    2001 27,229 0 6,015,786 0 6,043,015 5,726 6,053,050
    2002 83,117 0 6,457,264 0 6,540,381 25,948 7,803,835
    "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 .96 0 0 0 .96 0 .9609
    2001 .99 0 0 0 .99 0 .9908
    2002 .98 0 0 0 .98 0 .9808
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