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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 323,256,457
Lead and Lead Compounds 112,607,215
Manganese and Manganese Compounds 25,381,527
Zinc Compounds 20,139,075
Copper and Copper Compounds 15,065,140
Nitrate Compounds 6,421,742
Antimony and Antimony Compounds 5,180,908
Mercury and Mercury Compounds 4,660,854
Nickel and Nickel Compounds 3,292,494
Vandium Compounds 2,833,608

Top Ten Facilities


Rank Facility Name City County Name Total Releases
(in pounds)
1 Newmont Mining Corp Twin Creeks Mine. Golconda Humboldt, NV 134,408,150
2 Newmont Mining Corp. – Carlin South Area Carlin Eureka, NV 106,615,735
3 Barrick Bald Mountain Mine Elko White Pine, NV 86,488,722
4 Newmont Mining Corp. Copper Canyon Facility Battle Mountain Lander, NV 46,922,686
5 Barrick Cortez Gold Mines, Inc. Crescent Valley Lander, NV 39,160,831
6 Coeur Rochester Inc Lovelock Pershing, NV 33,718,627
7 Barrick Goldstrike Mines Inc. Elko Elko, NV 29,385,216
8 Barrick Ruby Hill Mine Eureka Eureka, NV 14,740,651
9 Robinson Nevada Mining Co. Ruth White Pine, NV 12,640,545
10 Smoky Valley Common Operation Round Mountain Nye, NV 5,681,222
*Data based on what facilities had reported as of fall, 2011.

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