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Environmental Release Report: UTAH County, UT
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in UTAH 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 UTAH County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 518 61
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,958
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 78,767 61
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15,196 61
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 49,148 .010
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,947 61
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 55,150 155
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 64,618 61
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 117,049 61
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 131,904 61
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 263 61
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 116,536 .010
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 159,438 155
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 142,378 61

    *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 1,116,182 179,088 876,425 0 2,171,695 678,548 NA
    1989 1,012,745 222,055 229,403 0 1,464,203 738,149 NA
    1990 713,661 239,698 3,452,096 0 4,405,455 1,022,167 NA
    1991 615,301 27,024 1,638,503 0 2,280,828 730,814 8,737,256
    1992 607,856 0 177,665 0 785,521 615,962 4,389,271
    1993 533,098 6 183,612 0 716,716 672,104 9,307,067
    1994 571,068 5 169,218 0 740,291 438,953 11,495,941
    1995 457,693 5,250 1,065,303 0 1,528,246 495,886 9,852,205
    1996 432,449 16,754 2,058,643 0 2,507,846 512,592 12,872,770
    1997 405,476 1,213,779 1,355,891 0 2,975,146 1,293,723 6,276,579
    1998 450,386 1,122,309 749,841 0 2,322,536 1,012,401 4,777,030
    1999 325,734 1,009,155 565,151 0 1,900,040 1,043,547 4,371,817
    2000 299,853 982,888 869,958 0 2,152,699 728,668 4,643,489
    2001 303,477 933,621 1,525,942 0 2,763,041 757,557 4,475,143
    2002 159,473 155 1,172,191 0 1,331,818 324,849 2,577,056
    "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
    2001 1.19 0 0 0 1.19 0 1.19
    2002 .6001 0 0 0 .6001 0 .6001
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