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Environmental Release Report: GRANT County, NM
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GRANT 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 NEW MEXICO or facilities in GRANT 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 GRANT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 114
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 116
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 115
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants .460
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 115
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 340
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,014
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 8,965
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,015
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 114
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,900
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,092
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 13,866

    *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 251,900 0 6,564,000 0 6,815,900 11,200 NA
    1989 353,700 0 7,234,500 0 7,588,200 4,171 NA
    1990 309,250 0 7,587,000 0 7,896,250 0 NA
    1991 284,658 0 6,542,000 0 6,826,658 0 510,404
    1992 253,332 0 7,225,500 0 7,478,832 0 7,448,584
    1993 305,252 0 7,837,287 0 8,142,539 0 8,142,539
    1994 525,334 0 6,859,255 0 7,384,589 0 7,384,378
    1995 176,689 0 6,918,048 0 7,094,737 0 7,094,737
    1996 180,144 0 7,624,148 0 7,804,292 0 7,804,292
    1997 237,032 0 4,358,064 0 4,595,096 0 12,203,732
    1998 330,721 8 221,846,712 0 222,177,441 335,588 300,304,699
    1999 328,189 6 233,034,082 0 233,362,277 335,588 234,542,572
    2000 127,079 0 113,807,883 0 113,934,962 181,106 115,105,143
    2001 137,520 0 95,415,794 0 95,553,314 95,000 95,565,987
    2002 14,207 0 3,492,673 0 3,506,880 383,171 3,890,297
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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