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Environmental Release Report: KENNECOTT UTAH COPPER SMELTER & REFY.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities 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:
    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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  • 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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 9,455 1,130
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,360 2,454
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,310 4,084
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,710 134
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,605 1,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,200 1,880
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 64,565 3,080
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12,050 2,330
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 33,200 1,200
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,065 2,834
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,700 130
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,010 2,700
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 91,070 4,950
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 35,960 3,200

    *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 487,450 51,900 11,986,250 0 12,525,600 0 NA
    1989 553,800 16,850 14,902,650 0 15,473,300 0 NA
    1990 562,915 5,200 9,126,620 0 9,694,735 86,862,050 NA
    1991 436,655 5,400 13,792,175 0 14,234,230 2,040,650 58,405,805
    1992 376,855 3,500 9,842,720 0 10,223,075 3,030,260 64,695,805
    1993 395,305 4,750 11,317,260 0 11,717,315 6,790,810 74,604,805
    1994 427,005 4,550 9,254,820 0 9,686,375 911,110 10,558,805
    1995 239,355 4,055 5,746,800 0 5,990,210 374,950 6,322,255
    1996 218,215 5,000 9,137,075 0 9,360,290 772,300 9,484,360
    1997 242,420 10,050 24,074,600 0 24,327,070 846,990 19,157,563
    1998 314,180 8,305 33,602,000 0 33,924,485 570,920 25,712,700
    1999 218,690 26,445 28,360,825 0 28,605,960 113,575 21,826,660
    2000 233,471 6,004 53,908,515 0 54,147,990 98,497 25,716,069
    2001 99,101 8,833 27,722,175 0 27,830,109 36,691 17,642,985
    2002 102,640 7,334 25,110,922 0 25,220,896 12,087 24,732,420
    "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 .0021 0 0 0 .0021 0 .002
    2001 .0031 0 0 0 .0031 0 .003
    2002 .00303 0 0 0 .00303 0 .003
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: KENNECOTT UTAH COPPER SMELTER & REFY.
    Mailing Address: 12000 WEST 2100 SOUTH & 11500 W. 2100 S., MAGNA, UT 84044
    Public Contact: LOUIS CONONELOS
    Phone: (801) 569-7433
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: KENNECOTT HOLDINGS CORP.
    Latitude: 40.719
    Longitude: -112.196
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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