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Environmental Release Report: BARRICK GOLDSTRIKE MINES 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: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 536
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,018
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,808
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,593
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,919
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,600
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 593
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,021
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 37,062
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 16,002
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 41,044
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 238
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 29,829
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 53,254
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 53,173

    *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 94,450 49,812 426,733,983 0 426,878,245 2,464 430,339,823
    1999 78,399 15,548 325,289,760 0 325,383,707 3,676 328,504,776
    2000 85,611 0 346,453,567 0 346,539,178 3,838 350,247,070
    2001 74,099 0 323,394,799 0 323,468,899 3,647 338,136,103
    2002 57,513 0 79,353,325 0 79,410,838 825,965 93,624,301
    "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 .1512 0 0 0 .1512 0 .1512
    2001 .156 0 0 0 .156 0 .156
    2002 .143 0 0 0 .143 0 .143
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BARRICK GOLDSTRIKE MINES INC.
    Mailing Address: 27 MILES N. OF CARLIN, ELKO, NV 89803
    Public Contact: RICHIE HADDOCK
    Phone: (888) 874-0992
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: ABX FINANCECO INC.
    Latitude: 40.8301
    Longitude: -115.76274
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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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