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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in NEW MEXICO or facilities in EDDY 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 EDDY County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 36,999
    Suspected Carcinogens 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 117,203
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 60,171
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 67,489
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 31,442
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 96,784
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 93,992
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 117,146
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 168
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 150,236
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 17,585
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 104,457
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 175,175
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 117,150

    *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 189,031 0 112,178 0 301,209 158,000 NA
    1989 197,900 0 173,090 0 370,990 158,250 NA
    1990 75,662 0 60,798 0 136,460 7,760 NA
    1991 62,660 0 0 0 62,660 1,005 38,156,991
    1992 160,710 0 1,250 0 161,960 1,255 59,942,703
    1993 132,564 0 2,879 0 135,443 755 42,187,572
    1994 143,665 0 1,550 0 145,215 30,755 48,061,737
    1995 151,735 84 15 0 151,834 30,500 49,806,900
    1996 145,391 0 11,520 0 156,911 9,500 35,291,536
    1997 275,362 0 275 0 275,637 3,302 27,922,271
    1998 254,826 0 24,949 0 279,775 1,024 27,263,791
    1999 208,578 0 575 315 209,468 17,999 25,151,610
    2000 198,577 0 10,980 895 210,452 56,348 28,005,362
    2001 158,496 0 33,568 37,389 229,453 17,295 29,176,942
    2002 181,481 0 160,468 854 342,803 1,917 44,979,206
    "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 .193 0 0 0 .193 0 .193
    2001 .168 0 0 0 .168 0 .168
    2002 .163 0 0 0 .163 0 .163
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