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Environmental Release Report: GULF County, FL
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GULF County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 GULF County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,167
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,167
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 878
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,167
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,167
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,167
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,044
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,167

    *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 1,508,883 0 0 0 1,508,883 6,246,846 NA
    1989 1,033,641 0 14,690 0 1,048,331 6,095,470 NA
    1990 431,392 0 0 0 431,392 6,089,484 NA
    1991 882,581 0 0 0 882,581 2,101,175 7,217,316
    1992 639,931 0 0 0 639,931 695,366 8,009,433
    1993 752,408 0 0 0 752,408 778,281 8,571,037
    1994 679,424 0 0 0 679,424 119,799 7,444,598
    1995 742,005 0 0 0 742,005 435,050 8,219,960
    1996 660,943 0 0 0 660,943 247,105 7,344,493
    1997 346,236 0 0 0 346,236 85,040 2,618,206
    1998 407,610 0 0 0 407,610 84,715 3,719,460
    1999 15,700 0 0 0 15,700 17,977 35,249
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2001 21,074 0 0 0 21,074 577 21,652
    2002 8,044 0 0 0 8,044 198 8,240
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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