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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL
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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 12,267
    Suspected Carcinogens 321
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 303,403
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 291,108
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 578
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,702
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 292,418 4
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 303,706
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 303,408
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 303,402
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 256
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 303,467
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 304,136 4
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 292,006

    *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 249,429 0 0 0 249,429 176,321 NA
    1989 361,755 0 0 0 361,755 172,817 NA
    1990 405,807 0 0 0 405,807 42,427 NA
    1991 307,719 0 0 0 307,719 292,680 647,810
    1992 352,508 0 0 0 352,508 117,282 524,518
    1993 272,352 0 0 0 272,352 85,555 433,602
    1994 395,142 0 0 0 395,142 84,003 510,196
    1995 507,391 0 0 0 507,391 1,723,589 2,293,319
    1996 314,963 0 0 0 314,963 1,280,315 1,618,108
    1997 659,610 0 11,050 0 670,660 3,086,245 1,525,819
    1998 584,475 0 0 0 584,475 1,271,527 1,902,895
    1999 490,248 0 0 0 490,248 1,032,451 1,559,093
    2000 350,730 0 2,242 0 352,972 459,610 845,285
    2001 319,289 1 511 0 319,801 999,349 1,375,108
    2002 304,137 4 0 0 304,141 970,428 1,360,289
    "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
    2001 .45 0 0 0 .45 0 .45
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