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Environmental Release Report: PHELPS DODGE MORENCI INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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
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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 3,534
    Suspected Carcinogens 35
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,071
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,933
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,115
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,003
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,036
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,019
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 22,545
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 22,904
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,520
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,409
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 21,412
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 21,042

    *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 84,634 0 141,637,448 0 141,722,082 184 141,291,913
    1999 130,351 147 126,250,083 0 126,380,581 458 131,145,980
    2000 152,031 181 86,318,604 0 86,470,816 718,924 87,333,639
    2001 112,876 0 26,013,057 0 26,125,933 595,237 26,684,857
    2002 22,941 0 4,265,883 0 4,288,823 445,834 4,696,440
    "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 .24 0 0 0 .24 0 .24
    2001 .2222 0 0 0 .2222 0 .2222
    2002 .1716 0 0 0 .1716 0 .1716
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PHELPS DODGE MORENCI INC.
    Mailing Address: 4521 U.S. HWY. 191, MORENCI, AZ 85540
    Public Contact: KEN VAUGHN
    Phone: (602) 366-8318
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: PHELPS DODGE CORP.
    Latitude: 33.06694
    Longitude: -109.3425
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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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