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Environmental Release Report: RED DOG OPS.
 
 
  • 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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    *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:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk
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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 8,563 173
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,283 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,534 166
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,280 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 153,839 164
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 40,437 702
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 162,601 21
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 163,036 9
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 161,955 66
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,280 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,578 221
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 187,666 761
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 154,893 158

    *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 479,668 719 249,203,015 0 249,683,402 21 250,213,262
    1999 460,684 1,162 373,299,000 0 373,760,846 5 369,478,477
    2000 521,973 555 444,800,000 0 445,322,528 0 444,798,347
    2001 524,146 819 431,487,880 0 432,012,845 0 432,445,742
    2002 195,946 770 481,382,100 0 481,578,816 0 481,976,469
    "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
    2001 6.95 0 0 0 6.95 0 6.95
    2002 7.50 0 0 0 7.50 0 7.50
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: RED DOG OPS.
    Mailing Address: 90 MILES N. OF KOTZEBUE, KOTZEBUE, AK 99752
    Public Contact: JAMES KULAS
    Phone: (907) 426-9129
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: TECK COMINCO AMERICAN INC.
    Latitude: 68.07139
    Longitude: -162.86806
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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 NORTHWEST ARCTIC County on:

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