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Environmental Release Report: SANDOVAL County, NM
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SANDOVAL 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 SANDOVAL 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 SANDOVAL 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 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,303
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,283
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,210
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .290
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,523
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 21,388
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 12,780
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 22,668
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,855
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 23,730
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 23,730

    *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 85,975 0 0 0 85,975 39,600 NA
    1989 145,325 0 0 0 145,325 1,500 NA
    1990 135,686 0 0 0 135,686 27,460 NA
    1991 105,857 0 0 0 105,857 174,760 2,297,184
    1992 129,534 0 0 0 129,534 292,025 2,235,374
    1993 156,722 0 0 0 156,722 417,190 2,633,725
    1994 22,945 5 0 0 22,950 430,537 1,158,469
    1995 23,095 46 0 0 23,141 1,211,993 2,281,136
    1996 18,668 0 0 0 18,668 1,351,370 1,724,085
    1997 15,720 0 0 0 15,720 2,756,338 2,010,385
    1998 28,294 0 0 0 28,294 1,006,725 1,460,889
    1999 36,205 0 0 0 36,205 1,089,295 1,403,691
    2000 25,465 0 0 0 25,465 828,710 1,029,683
    2001 21,890 0 0 0 21,890 715,053 883,587
    2002 25,013 0 0 0 25,013 476,951 752,804
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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