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Environmental Release Report: FORT KNOX MINE
  • 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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    Rank facilities in ALASKA or in FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR 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
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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 22
    Suspected Carcinogens 117
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,612
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 133
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,477
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 24
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 56,619
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 56,737
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 56,606
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 56,610
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 56,605

    *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 14,590 0 1,515,869 0 1,530,459 38,488 1,581,420
    1999 14,073 0 1,419,781 0 1,433,854 49,921 1,522,996
    2000 90,908 0 19,927,540 0 20,018,448 29,206 20,366,035
    2001 55,980 0 15,161,006 0 15,216,985 34,959 15,318,148
    2002 56,743 0 3,450,262 0 3,507,005 9,322 4,455,220
    "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: FORT KNOX MINE
    Mailing Address: 1 FORT KNOX MINE RD., FAIRBANKS, AK 99712
    Public Contact: CLYDE GILLESPIE
    Phone: (907) 490-2207
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: KINROSS GOLD USA INC.
    Latitude: 64.99722
    Longitude: -147.33611
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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 FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR County on:

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