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Environmental Release Report: TOOELE County, UT
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TOOELE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 TOOELE 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:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 17,805
    Suspected Carcinogens 295
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,854,455
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,055
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 15,300
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,108
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 943,367
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,859,962
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,803,244
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 937,683
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,868,944
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 225
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,898
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,805,621
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,792,885

    *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 109,868,272 0 1,180 0 109,869,452 675,500 NA
    1989 119,265,728 0 200 0 119,265,928 396,555 NA
    1990 95,279,346 15 4,443,151 0 99,722,512 260 NA
    1991 65,348,175 5 3,630,414 0 68,978,594 129,393 117,014,672
    1992 76,991,073 0 0 0 76,991,073 1,514 117,606,925
    1993 73,326,750 500 1,700 0 73,328,950 2,990,500 126,868,509
    1994 56,061,683 760 4,838 0 56,067,281 2,653,397 106,057,480
    1995 64,509,080 0 0 0 64,509,080 26,862 118,444,696
    1996 65,395,364 0 0 0 65,395,364 42,560 297,387,169
    1997 62,337,193 0 0 0 62,337,193 158,292 284,695,885
    1998 57,697,790 7 21,631,679 0 79,329,476 417,027 315,292,067
    1999 47,352,374 0 16,500,606 0 63,852,980 417,498 304,873,336
    2000 43,949,589 0 8,838,254 0 52,787,842 434,024 517,776,647
    2001 14,379,882 0 5,904,600 0 20,284,482 260,474 200,672,484
    2002 14,807,365 0 6,412,654 0 21,220,018 11,655 314,871,765
    "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 642 0 1,661 0 2,303 26.92 2,339
    2001 196 0 2,289 0 2,485 175 2,667
    2002 63.77 0 2,569 0 2,633 213 3,058
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