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Environmental Release Report: BAY County, FL
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BAY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for BAY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 162,441 120
    Suspected Carcinogens 244,360
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 707,054 193
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,625 153
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,720,087 270
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 295,331 120
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,724,011 213
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,642,843 73
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,851,984 193
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,212,912
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,915,878 652
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 660 120
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 909,418 532
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,094,379 672
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,087,890 447

    *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
    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
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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
    1988 2,733,573 0 250 0 2,733,823 9,732,498 NA
    1989 2,567,404 0 15,655 0 2,583,059 10,631,829 NA
    1990 2,633,108 0 13,800 0 2,646,908 11,284,141 NA
    1991 2,866,693 0 14,296 0 2,880,989 10,684,151 57,586,096
    1992 2,285,234 0 15,221 0 2,300,455 14,152,182 52,260,002
    1993 1,946,904 0 28,441 0 1,975,345 9,897,572 47,481,474
    1994 1,221,123 0 8,749 0 1,229,872 3,335,375 27,550,096
    1995 1,953,445 0 13,185 0 1,966,630 5,487,466 32,320,589
    1996 2,071,176 0 147,480 0 2,218,656 5,812,991 32,082,721
    1997 2,354,711 0 43,259 0 2,397,970 9,886,982 46,826,808
    1998 4,901,508 2,011 343,616 0 5,247,135 6,885,896 37,749,181
    1999 6,579,631 2,246 386,520 0 6,968,397 8,730,104 45,638,436
    2000 6,610,952 398 535,453 0 7,146,802 8,129,113 39,929,760
    2001 3,082,277 2,398 579,384 0 3,664,060 8,222,264 36,010,949
    2002 3,096,285 926 274,679 0 3,371,890 4,021,647 30,661,297
    "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 1.47 0 .0281 0 1.50 1.35 2.85
    2001 1.65 0 .66 0 2.31 .482 2.77
    2002 1.20 0 .58 0 1.78 .46 2.24
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