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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:FREON 113
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 27,013 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 290,989
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 403,555 153
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 36,140 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 346,300
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 305,141
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 403,249 253
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 387,856 403
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 417,567 153
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 328,811
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 417,251 153
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,752 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 373,172
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 744,749 400
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 699,599 150

    *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 1,357,394 500 0 43,469 1,401,363 934,501 NA
    1989 1,347,366 500 0 48,410 1,396,276 737,119 NA
    1990 1,192,457 800 0 18,008 1,211,265 454,199 NA
    1991 868,494 0 0 2,224 870,718 1,026,007 2,835,139
    1992 962,255 0 10 1,077 963,342 775,450 2,623,619
    1993 914,182 0 15,312 18,733 948,227 779,771 2,770,574
    1994 421,089 0 0 540 421,629 803,290 1,537,362
    1995 686,615 0 0 0 686,615 696,386 2,603,774
    1996 618,080 0 0 0 618,080 536,716 1,578,602
    1997 424,150 0 0 0 424,150 1,023,918 1,108,180
    1998 2,857,960 19,005 775 0 2,877,740 625,749 4,035,707
    1999 1,007,209 860 0 0 1,008,069 664,862 1,926,438
    2000 1,058,370 680 0 0 1,059,050 778,362 1,993,549
    2001 939,659 565 4,546 0 944,771 505,512 1,607,557
    2002 779,308 403 6,406 0 786,117 374,686 1,312,037
    "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 1.63 0 0 0 1.63 0 1.63
    2001 1.93 0 0 0 1.93 0 1.93
    2002 1.52 0 0 0 1.52 0 1.52
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