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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Toxics Release Inventory, Nevada

Nevada Resources

Top Ten Chemical Releases


Chemical Total Releases
Arsenic and Arsenic Compounds 271,587,258
Lead and Lead Compounds 84,387,335
Zinc Compounds 36,706,693
Manganese and Manganese Compounds 33,083,462
Copper and Copper Compounds 17,026,709
Antimony and Antimony Compounds 10,727,528
Nitrate Compounds 5,595,183
Mercury and Mercury Compounds 4,208,347
Nickel and Nickel Compounds 2,308,537
Vanadium (Except when contained in alloy) and Vandium Compounds 2,017,263

Top Ten Facilities


Rank Facility Name City County Name Total Releases
(in pounds)
1 Newmont Mining Corp. Copper Canyon Facility Battle Mountain Lander, NV 208,127,221
2 Newmont Mining Corp Twin Creeks Mine. Golconda Humboldt, NV 169,175,460
3 Barrick Goldstrike Mines Inc. Elko Elko, NV 29,261,541
4 Cortez Gold Mines Crescent Valley Lander, NV 24,308,733
5 Newmont Mining Corp. – Carlin South Area Carlin Eureka, NV 16,357,404
6 Ruby Hill Mine Eureka Eureka, NV 10,291,679
7 Jerritt Canyon Mine Elko Elko, NV 4,433,257
8 US Ecology Nevada Inc. Beatty Nye, NV 3,433,319
9 Smoky Valley Common Operation Round Mountain Nye, NV 1,933,852
10 Tronox LLC Henderson Clark, NV 1,628,068

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