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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PHOSGENE
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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 3 .500
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 53,059 52
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3 .500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,768 51
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3 .500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,980 .500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 61,114 52
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 69,437 52
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,316
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 68,010 .500
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3 .500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,999 51
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 80,271 52
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 77,763 .500

    *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 636,201 40,000 1,337,177 0 2,013,378 295,805 NA
    1989 551,338 0 704,044 0 1,255,382 143,862 NA
    1990 438,192 1,515 3,152,165 40 3,591,912 134,541 NA
    1991 355,694 500 4,277,100 0 4,633,294 273,955 65,098,439
    1992 297,766 532 6,449 0 304,747 1,232,703 61,463,645
    1993 169,305 1,493 9,383 0 180,181 1,703,063 14,630,237
    1994 343,264 1,828 9,891 0 354,983 3,245,432 14,762,994
    1995 166,933 250 14,500 0 181,683 3,102,242 12,459,951
    1996 190,507 15 1,609,351 0 1,799,873 868,581 9,191,656
    1997 200,854 15 1,509,909 0 1,710,778 285,688 6,221,442
    1998 239,409 260 1,589,928 0 1,829,597 246,923 9,333,582
    1999 183,796 510 1,572,065 0 1,756,371 167,004 11,136,077
    2000 92,379 0 1,451,276 0 1,543,655 183,752 9,078,445
    2001 88,931 40 1,463,088 0 1,552,059 189,928 8,468,451
    2002 80,271 52 1,643,219 0 1,723,541 147,832 12,082,969
    "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 0 0 .036 0 .036 2.33 2.34
    2001 0 0 .03 0 .03 19,800 19,800
    2002 0 0 .39 0 .39 28,160 28,160
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