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Environmental Release Report: NEWMONT MINING CORP. TWIN CREEKS MINE
 
 
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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:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 132 14
    Suspected Carcinogens 10,958 173
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 68,099 162
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 660 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,303 66
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 57,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 204 25
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 174
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 85,390 128
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 66,021
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 86,025 218
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 75,127 179
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 141,331 310
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 141,287 210

    *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 108,106 2,615 269,560,113 0 269,670,834 568 292,203,384
    1999 113,473 2,338 343,879,537 0 343,995,348 171 346,259,378
    2000 179,569 676 219,742,656 0 219,922,901 1,428 228,634,639
    2001 153,713 707 153,264,336 0 153,418,756 1,373 162,151,644
    2002 152,387 458 290,975,555 0 291,128,400 709 292,864,638
    "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: NEWMONT MINING CORP. TWIN CREEKS MINE
    Mailing Address: 35 MILES N.E. OF GOLCONDA, GOLCONDA, NV 89414
    Public Contact: MARY KORPI
    Phone: (775) 778-4270
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: NEWMONT MINING CORP.
    Latitude: 41.25836
    Longitude: -117.16879
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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

    Scorecard's report for HUMBOLDT County on:

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