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Environmental Release Report: CACHE County, UT
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CACHE 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 UTAH or facilities in CACHE 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 CACHE 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 510
    Suspected Carcinogens .166
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 8,015
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,265
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,025
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 25,840
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 25,085
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 24,820
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 27,095
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 19,335

    *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 272,629 0 500 0 273,129 773,655 NA
    1989 18,301 0 0 0 18,301 157,870 NA
    1990 30,527 17,162 0 0 47,689 175,291 NA
    1991 46,287 61,579 10,800 0 118,666 653,700 1,649,185
    1992 69,014 88,778 13,300 0 171,092 606,561 1,670,663
    1993 105,184 31,873 12,000 0 149,057 489,602 1,833,101
    1994 21,676 17,677 12,750 0 52,103 70,200 1,451,459
    1995 50,982 1,486 13,580 0 66,048 80,087 730,873
    1996 95,381 0 42 0 95,423 189,590 835,035
    1997 93,500 0 89 0 93,589 831,346 955,328
    1998 56,394 0 119,791 0 176,185 349,181 1,106,878
    1999 59,438 0 149,354 0 208,792 582,759 1,174,171
    2000 69,876 0 131,425 0 201,301 1,699,169 2,536,420
    2001 24,450 0 329,722 0 354,172 346,670 1,324,355
    2002 27,105 0 259,675 0 286,780 271,589 1,636,150
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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