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Environmental Release Report: HILLSBOROUGH County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HILLSBOROUGH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 HILLSBOROUGH County

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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 41,573 115
    Suspected Carcinogens 143,313 56
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 864,052 3,348
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23,157 70
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 623,108 342
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 143,043 19
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,221,653 11,311
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 463,083 142
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,952,217 416
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 11,289,034
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,000,201 682
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12,476 65
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,792,191 619
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,152,279 11,879
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,863,958 420

    *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 4,071,810 519,812 3,267,000 0 7,858,622 979,920 NA
    1989 3,824,323 12,179 2,454,749 0 6,291,251 634,382 NA
    1990 3,775,501 7,584 2,501,855 10 6,284,950 572,050 NA
    1991 3,665,396 5,265 1,470,682 0 5,141,343 2,463,096 53,198,726
    1992 3,793,825 5,429 1,300,410 0 5,099,664 9,382,708 53,461,037
    1993 3,491,026 3,565 1,541,250 0 5,035,841 8,388,181 126,777,435
    1994 3,111,303 3,396 2,436,927 0 5,551,626 6,609,930 104,077,440
    1995 1,819,865 2,857 2,076,227 0 3,898,949 5,473,613 106,082,663
    1996 1,834,083 11,154 1,423,962 0 3,269,199 9,085,417 48,503,150
    1997 1,908,972 18,684 2,737,010 0 4,664,666 7,903,896 45,690,252
    1998 14,271,625 93,467 2,696,716 0 17,061,808 8,469,638 67,025,535
    1999 15,903,486 24,016 274,979 0 16,202,481 5,734,034 55,450,790
    2000 11,987,696 24,429 367,271 0 12,379,396 8,022,587 58,357,230
    2001 13,121,146 21,066 610,227 0 13,752,439 7,050,031 102,173,911
    2002 13,224,285 15,154 186,365 0 13,425,804 6,723,704 63,092,684
    "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 12.14 0 0 0 12.14 0 12.14
    2001 11.50 0 0 0 11.50 0 11.59
    2002 11.11 0 0 0 11.11 0 11.11
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