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Environmental Release Report: BOX ELDER County, UT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BOX ELDER 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 BOX ELDER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 2,987 7
    Suspected Carcinogens 12,583 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 76,053 7
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,636 7
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 67,390
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,938
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 558,711 55
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15,389 19
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 592,407 7
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 540,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 97,291 7
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,498 7
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 71,106
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 578,598 54
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 590,736 23

    *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 4,818,422 0 175,400 0 4,993,822 183,213 NA
    1989 2,718,300 0 166,800 0 2,885,100 155,800 NA
    1990 2,598,187 0 0 0 2,598,187 150,375 NA
    1991 1,962,894 0 0 0 1,962,894 450,010 8,993,176
    1992 1,578,376 0 0 0 1,578,376 770,689 7,254,697
    1993 1,292,253 0 3,352 0 1,295,605 927,021 2,283,936
    1994 1,013,879 0 3,022 0 1,016,901 1,390,744 7,598,774
    1995 1,055,886 0 11,604 0 1,067,490 1,571,607 9,198,213
    1996 372,887 0 10,667 0 383,554 6,645,079 8,816,563
    1997 621,978 0 5,146 0 627,124 17,513,636 9,603,963
    1998 1,058,610 0 27,337 0 1,085,947 6,668,084 7,757,583
    1999 722,192 0 13,170 0 735,362 5,756,760 6,871,901
    2000 1,374,577 5 45,854 0 1,420,436 4,348,195 9,429,472
    2001 927,580 118 57,422 0 985,120 8,074,746 10,259,559
    2002 642,466 78 254,283 0 896,827 7,298,906 8,772,964
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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