POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: KENNECOTT GREENS CREEK MINING CO.
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    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:

    See how this facility ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank facilities in ALASKA or in JUNEAU 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.

  •   [ top ]
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk
      [ top ]
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 207 88
    Suspected Carcinogens 560 17
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,677 96
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 214 86
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,463 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 21,697 426
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,117 102
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,670 96
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,677 96
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 207 86
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 910 2
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,400 363
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 910 7

    *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.
      [ top ]
  • 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
      [ top ]
  • 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 16,956 616 24,049,700 29,024,000 53,091,272 0 53,803,000
    1999 17,977 780 20,633,000 34,946,000 55,597,757 0 55,293,000
    2000 18,011 678 22,552,781 36,790,367 59,361,837 0 59,157,000
    2001 21,074 486 21,971,783 20,554,867 42,548,210 0 42,410,000
    2002 23,167 459 19,316,266 17,763,351 37,103,243 0 37,090,836
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about this facility

    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community

    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
  • Facility Information
    Mailing Address: 13401 GLACIER HWY., JUNEAU, AK 99801
    Phone: (907) 789-8100
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: KENNECOTT MINERALS CO.
    Latitude: 58.36861
    Longitude: -134.59215
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
  •   [ top ]
  • 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 JUNEAU County on:

  •   [ top ]