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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 89803 (ELKO, NV)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 89803*
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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
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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 542
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,018
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 23,815
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,600
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,977
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,600
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 599
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,085
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 78,126
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 16,002
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 82,109
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 244
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 70,829
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 94,312
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 94,231

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 168,038 49,812 433,969,107 0 434,186,957 2,464 437,734,835
    1999 163,999 15,548 333,989,760 0 334,169,307 3,676 337,296,476
    2000 93,629 0 358,485,567 0 358,579,196 3,968 362,287,218
    2001 133,607 0 335,121,799 0 335,255,407 5,167 349,924,131
    2002 98,578 0 79,594,813 0 79,693,391 826,049 93,906,938
    "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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