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Environmental Release Report: BALD MOUNTAIN MINE
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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 facilities in NEVADA or in WHITE PINE 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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  • 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:HYDROGEN CYANIDE
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 6
    Suspected Carcinogens .300
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,006
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 58
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 64
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41,064
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 41,064
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 41,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 41,058
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,058

    *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 73,588 0 7,235,124 0 7,308,712 0 7,376,412
    1999 85,600 0 8,700,000 0 8,785,600 0 8,791,700
    2000 8,018 0 12,032,000 0 12,040,018 130 12,040,148
    2001 59,508 0 11,727,000 0 11,786,508 1,520 11,788,028
    2002 41,064 0 241,489 0 282,553 84 282,637
    "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: BALD MOUNTAIN MINE
    Mailing Address: 70 MILES S. OF ELKO, ELKO, NV 89803
    Public Contact: B. KIRK NICHOLES
    Phone: (775) 744-4227
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: PLACER DOME N.A.
    Latitude: 39.94102
    Longitude: -115.54091
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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 WHITE PINE County on:

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