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Environmental Release Report: BHP COPPER N.A. PINTO VALLEY UNIT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 213
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,910
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,144
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,910

    *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
    1998 2,395 0 8,802,000 0 8,804,395 0 8,421,000
    1999 30,190 0 3,326,500 0 3,356,690 33 3,356,500
    2000 30,121 0 0 0 30,121 30 30,121
    2001 3,108 0 0 0 3,108 30 3,138
    2002 3,145 0 0 0 3,145 15,339 18,489
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BHP COPPER N.A. PINTO VALLEY UNIT
    Mailing Address: HWY. 60 TO PINTO VALLEY RD., MIAMI, AZ 85539
    Public Contact: EVELYN BINGHAM
    Phone: (928) 473-6410
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: BHP COPPER INC.
    Latitude: 33.36712
    Longitude: -110.93895
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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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