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2011 State Fact Sheet

Data Source: 2012 Data Update released March 2014 See Note  

CALIFORNIA


Reported Disposal or Other Releases and Other Waste Management Activities (in pounds)
Total
On-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills
 Class I Wells 1,024
 RCRA Subtitle C Landfills 9,707,479
 Other Landfills 4,092,753
SubTotal 13,801,256
Other On-site Disposal or Other Releases
 Fugitive Air Emissions 1,622,720
 Point Source Air Emissions 5,897,622
 Surface Water Discharges 2,875,839
 Class II-V Wells 40,667
 Land Treatment 420,244
 RCRA Subtitle C Surface Impoundment 307
 Other Surface Impoundments 33,501
 Other Land Disposal 7,237,506
SubTotal 18,128,406
Total On-site Disposal or Other Releases 31,929,662

Off-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills
 Underground Injection to Class I Wells 0
 RCRA Subtitle C Landfills 325,221
 Other Landfills 2,554,441
SubTotal 2,879,662
Other Off-site Disposal or Other Releases
 Storage Only 109,476
 Solidification/Stabilization (metals only) 475,200
 Wastewater Treatment (metals only) 66,357
 Transfers to POTWs (metals only) 21,215
 Underground Injection to Class II-V Wells 3
 RCRA Subtitle C Surface Impoundment 21
 Other Surface Impoundments 63,652
 Land Treatment 195,232
 Other Land Disposal 59,617
 Other Off-site Management 703,414
 Transfers to Waste Broker for Disposal 205,765
 Unknown 88,911
SubTotal 1,988,862
Total Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 4,868,524

Total On- and Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 36,798,186


Transfers Off-site for Further Waste Management (in pounds)
118,870,368
 Recycling 78,654,159
 Energy Recovery 7,350,314
 Treatment 11,129,779
 POTWs 15,497,317
    Metals and Metal Compounds 21,215
    Non-metal TRI Chemicals 15,476,102
 Other Off-site Transfers 0
 Other Transfers Off-site for Disposal or Other Releases 6,238,799

 
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State/TRI Data
Population 33,871,648
Square Miles 163,696
Total Facilities 1,286
  Total Forms 3,813
  Form As 316
 

On- and Off-site Waste Management (in pounds)

Total
 Recycled On-site 46,673,290
 Recycled Off-site 78,690,952
 Energy Recovery On-site 39,350,327
 Energy Recovery Off-site 7,343,795
 Treated On-site 81,566,113
 Treated Off-site 25,122,204
 Total On-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and Other Landfills 13,801,028
 Total other On-site Disposal or Other Releases 18,057,918
 Total Off-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and Other Landfills 4,106,302
 Total other Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 3,450,253
Total Production-related Waste Managed 318,162,182

Non-production-Related Waste Managed 116,276


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Note:

Reporting year (RY) 2012 is the most recent TRI data available. Facilities reporting to TRI were required to submit RY 2012 data to EPA by July 1, 2013. TRI Explorer is using an updated data set (released to the public in March 2014). This dataset includes revisions processed by EPA as of March 2014 for the years 1988 to 2012. Revisions submitted to EPA after this time are not reflected in TRI Explorer reports. TRI data may also be obtained through EPA Envirofacts.

Users of TRI information should be aware that TRI data reflect releases and other waste management activities of chemicals, not whether (or to what degree) the public has been exposed to those chemicals. Release estimates alone are not sufficient to determine exposure or to calculate potential adverse effects on human health and the environment. TRI data, in conjunction with o