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Environmental Release Report: CARSON CITY County, NV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CARSON CITY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 CARSON CITY 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:LEAD
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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 538
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,848
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,820
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,038
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,348
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,848
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,838
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 28
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,320
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,348
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,038

    *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 131,885 0 0 0 131,885 46,740 NA
    1989 170,482 0 0 0 170,482 14,805 NA
    1990 233,713 0 250 0 233,963 55,620 NA
    1991 167,707 0 21,440 0 189,147 104,381 2,114,739
    1992 147,628 0 1,381 0 149,009 307,906 2,339,126
    1993 121,552 0 552 0 122,104 314,590 2,110,350
    1994 46,415 0 0 0 46,415 253,751 2,799,692
    1995 52,028 0 865 0 52,893 308,765 2,742,245
    1996 31,942 0 960 0 32,902 386,919 2,703,917
    1997 33,070 0 1,456 0 34,526 807,225 2,283,216
    1998 33,698 0 1,598 0 35,296 349,332 2,047,625
    1999 4,769 0 0 0 4,769 258,510 1,651,460
    2000 5,197 0 0 0 5,197 953,614 2,370,314
    2001 3,245 0 1,250 0 4,495 673,182 2,464,229
    2002 2,348 0 250 0 2,598 328,194 1,889,659
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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