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Environmental Release Report: CARBON County, UT
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CARBON 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 CARBON 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 CARBON 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:MERCURY 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 42
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74,156
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 156
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 74,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 259,657
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 114
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 333,657
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 361,255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 74,656
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 114
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 74,500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 361,755
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 362,327 110

    *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 750 0 0 0 750 958 NA
    1989 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 2,360 NA
    1990 50 0 750 0 800 2,000 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 1,500 713
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 750 846
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 1,500 934
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 750 732
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 750 977
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 750 1,100
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 547,456 198 787,036 0 1,334,690 153,855 1,474,368
    1999 614,875 165 994,413 0 1,609,453 116,061 1,721,576
    2000 445,847 87 536,677 0 982,611 26,360 1,005,971
    2001 401,102 93 161,814 0 563,009 2,748 564,322
    2002 362,983 110 147,435 0 510,528 2 519,128
    "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 1.27 0 0 0 1.27 0 1.27
    2001 .8249 0 0 0 .8249 0 .829
    2002 .7865 0 0 0 .7865 0 .7865
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